In 1622, just months after “the first Thanksgiving,” 347 colonists were killed in an attack by Powhatan Indians.
Powhatan was not there, but he sent young chiefs, her brothers, in his place.
Powhatan kept the whites who were with him to instruct the Indians in the art of war.
Here he found no less a personage than Powhatan's daughter Pocahontas.
Powhatan soon showed that he was in earnest in his act of mercy.
Contriving to secure his release from the head chief, Powhatan, he returned to Jamestown.
If it comes to fighting you will hear more of the Powhatan and Captain Porter.
Powhatan was deeply offended, and nothing more was heard from him until another overture from Argall.
At last they reached a town of twelve wigwams called Powhatan.
Men said that he was older than Powhatan, and Powhatan was very old when he died.