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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
Gallatin gives in the Powhatan dialect the word for mountain as pomottinke, doubtless another form of the same.The Myths of the New World|Daniel G. Brinton
Powhatan was therefore solemnly invited to Jamestown, to receive these gifts and be crowned.
Powhatan and many of his tribe were invited to this wedding, the first between an Englishman and an Indian girl.
Powhatan, who had vowed that the sky should fall before the Indians broke peace with the Virginians, was now dead.
This marriage brought about a peace between Powhatan and the English settlers in Virginia.The Myths of the North American Indians|Lewis Spence