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Pocahontas - A truly inspiring woman in my eyes. To give up on the love of her life and marry someone else to try and bring peace between two warring nations. That's something I'm not sure I could do. A bitter sweet love story. She gave up so much in the pursuit of peace.
Pocahontas & John Rolfe: In April 1614, she married tobacco painter John Rolfe, and in January 1615, bore him a son, Thomas Rolfe. Pocahontas's marriage to John Rolfe in 1614 was the first recorded interracial marriage in American History.
A full-length portrait of Pocahontas, which was done after she traveled overseas to England. Jamestown Museum. Pocahontas (born Matoaka, and later known as Rebecca Rolfe, c. 1595 – March 1617) was a Virginia Indian with a close association with the Jamestown colonists. She married an Englishman, John Rolfe, and they had one son, Thomas.
Pocahontas was the daughter of Powhatan (also known as Wahunsenacawh), the powerful chief of the Algonquian Indians in the Tidewater region of Virginia.
Indian Chief with Winchester. Pinned by indus® in honor of the indigenous people of North America who have influenced our indigenous medicine and spirituality by virtue of their being a member of a tribe from the Western Region through the Plains including the beginning of time until tomorrow.
How sad that our Ancestors were not even given the dignity to record their names on these beautiful photographs!