On April 5, 1614,  Native American Pocahontas married English colonist John Rolfe in the British colony of Virginia. Born Matoaka and known as Amonute, Pocahontas was the daughter of Powhatan, the paramount chief of a network of tributary tribal nations in the Tsenacommacah, encompassing the Tidewater region of Virginia. Notable for her association with the colonial settlement at Jamestown, Virginia,  she is said to have … Continue reading Pocahontas