SOURCE: The Washington Post
by Honor Sachs
The roots of the attacks on Elizabeth Warren.
“Pocahontas’s real journey was far more remarkable — and far darker — than the myth admits.”
SOURCE: Business Insider
"Pocahontas" was the nickname of a teenage girl who was abducted by English colonists in 1613 and died at about the age of 21.
SOURCE: The Junto
by E. M. Rose
Circumstantial evidence suggests that they met when they were staying only a few hundred yards down the street from each other in the homes of men with interlocking business interests.
by Peter Firstbrook
He claimed she saved him twice. The truth is it was probably once.
by Jeffrey Glover
You know the bride’s name, but probably get her history wrong.
GLOUCESTER, Va. — A farm field overlooking the York River in Tidewater Virginia is believed to be where Pocahontas interceded with her powerful father Powhatan to rescue English Capt. John Smith from death.That’s a fanciful footnote for many Virginia Indians, historians and archaeologists, who say the real story is that this land was the center of a complex, sprawling empire ruled by Powhatan long before the first permanent English settlement in American was founded in 1607. It was called Werowocomoco, which roughly translates to a “place of chiefs.”...
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