noun, plural Pow·ha·tans, (especially collectively) Pow·ha·tan for 1.
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In 1622, just months after “the first Thanksgiving,” 347 colonists were killed in an attack by Powhatan Indians.Not Just Cannibalism: Seven Ways Colonial Jamestown Was a Living Hell|Nina Strochlic|May 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He realized how disastrous it would be to injure the daughter of the Powhatan.
He invented this one, knowing that the Monacans were Powhatan's enemies.The Pocahontas-John Smith Story|Pocahontas Wight Edmunds
So Powhatan sent two of his guards to fetch him and to carry him to Wansutis's lodge.
Those beads were the favorite possession of Kings and Queens in other countries, why should they be sold to Powhatan?Ten American Girls From History|Kate Dickinson Sweetser
Powhatan seized them eagerly, turned them over and over and held them to his ear, listening while Smith explained their use.