Powhatan

The Powhatan (also spelled Powatan and Powhaten) is a Native American confederation of tribes in Virginia. It may also refer to the leader of those tribes, commonly referred to as Chief Powhatan. It is estimated that there were about 14,000–21,000 Powhatan people in eastern Virginia when the English settled Jamestown in 1607. They were also know...
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Powhatan

(c. 1550-1618) Pamunkey Powhatan chief. He inherited the chieftainship of the so-called Powhatan Confederacy from his father, and greatly extended it until, by the arrival of the English (1607), it was an...
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Powhatan

noun the Algonquian language of the Powhatan
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Powhatan

[Five Forks, Virginia] Powhatan is a historic home located near Five Forks, James City County, Virginia. The house was designed by its owner Richard Taliaferro (c. 1705–1779) and built about 1750. It is a two-story, five bay by two bay Georgian style brick dwelling. It has a hipped roof with dormers and features two massive interior end T...
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Powhatan

confederacy of at least 30 Algonquian-speaking North American Indian tribes that once occupied most of what is now tidewater Virginia, the eastern ... [4 related articles]
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Powhatan

North American Indian leader, father of Pocahontas. He presided over the Powhatan empire at the time the English established the Jamestown Colony ... [7 related articles]
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Powhatan

Powhatan (pou"utăn') , d. 1618, Native North American chief of the Powhatan tribe in Virginia, whose personal name was Wahunsonacock. He greatly extended the dominion of the Powhatan Confederacy and after the marriage (1614) of his daughter Pocahontas to John Rolfe kept peace with the ...
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