Pocahontas (US: / ˌ p oʊ k ə ˈ h ɒ n t ə s /, UK: / ˌ p ɒ k-/; born Amonute, also known as Matoaka, c. 1596 – March 1617) was a Native American woman belonging to the Powhatan people, notable for her association with the colonial settlement at Jamestown, Virginia.
17 de may. de 2023 · Actualizado a 17 de mayo de 2023 · 10:28 · Lectura: 13 min. Conocida por muchos nombres –Matoaka, Amonute, Rebecca–, la mujer powhatan recordada hoy como Pocahontas apenas vivió dos décadas, pero su acción se extendió desde Werowocomoco, en la actual Virginia (Estados Unidos), hasta Gran Bretaña, donde está enterrada.
29 de oct. de 2009 · MPI/Getty Images. Pocahontas was a Native American woman born around 1595. She was the daughter of the powerful Chief Powhatan, the ruler of the Powhatan tribal nation, which at its strongest ...
17 de oct. de 2023 · Pocahontas, (born c. 1596, near present-day Jamestown, Virginia, U.S.—died March 1617, Gravesend, Kent, England), Powhatan woman who fostered peace between English colonists and Native Americans by befriending the settlers at the Jamestown Colony in Virginia and eventually marrying one of them.
23 de mar. de 2017 · Pocahontas might be a household name, but the true story of her short but powerful life has been buried in myths that have persisted since the 17th century.
Pocahontas nació en 1595 en Virginia, Estados Unidos. Su nombre era Matoaka, aunque se la conocía por su mote, Pokahantesú (traviesa). Los colones ingleses lo pronunciaban Pocahontas. Padres Hija de Nonoma Winanuske Matatiske y de Wahunsonacock, llamado Powhatan por los ingleses, jefe de los powhatan, una tribu india de América del Norte.
Pocahontas and her father would not meet any Englishmen until the winter of 1607, when Captain John Smith (who is perhaps as famous as Pocahontas) was captured by Powhatan's brother Opechancanough. Once captured, Smith was displayed at several Powhatan Indian towns before being brought to the capital of the Powhatan Chiefdom, Werowocomoco, to Chief Powhatan.