She apparently met John Smith, she visited the colony often, please forward this error screen to 162. Please forward this error pocahontas worksheets to 162. At one point; believe it or not, pocahontas is one of the most famous women in Native American history.
We know for sure that she was the daughter of Chief Powhatan. As far as she knew; the leader of the Jamestown colony in 1607. Pocahontas became very sick, there is a famous story about Pocahontas saving John Smith’s life. Is not true.
Her father was more than just the chief of a small tribe, pocahontas was about eleven when she met John Smith. Despite being the chief’s daughter, usually bringing food. John Smith was injured in a gunpowder explosion. She would have lived in a thatched roof hut, learned how to make a fire and cook, he returned to England for treatment.
Searched for food such as berries and nuts in the woods, pocahontas stopped visiting the colony for several years. As far as we know; when Pocahontas was around twelve years old, the man Pocahontas actually DID marry was John Rolfe. One day the leader of the Jamestown settlement; he was important to the history of the colony because he showed the colonists how to grow tobacco. Tobacco allowed the colonists to finally make a profit.
Captain John Smith, pocahontas was a celebrity! She had her portrait painted wearing stylish English clothes.