By Shannon Zemlicka
THIS variation is meant to be used IN colleges AND LIBRARIES in basic terms. An creation to the lifetime of Pocahontas, a Powhatan Indian, which covers her beginning, conferences with English settlers, journey to England, relatives lifestyles, and dying.
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Pocahontas’s People. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1990. Rountree, Helen C. The Powhatan Indians of Virginia. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1989.
Their talk must not have helped her. She grew sicker and weaker. John Rolfe decided to bring her home to Virginia. But she was too sick to sail so far. The Rolfes stopped their ship to rest in the town of Gravesend. 45 Rebecca realized that she would die. She was only about 21 years old. But she told John that she did not mind. Everyone dies, she said. It was good enough for her that their son was still alive. Rebecca died in March of 1617. The next year, the Peace of Pocahontas ended. 46 Afterword It’s frustrating not to know the whole truth about Pocahontas.
Then she told her brothers that she wanted to marry John Rolfe. 33 Later, Powhatan sent a message to Jamestown. He said that Pocahontas could marry John Rolfe. And he would send the guns and corn the English wanted. He wanted his daughter to be happy, and he wanted to make peace with the English. Around this time, Pocahontas was baptized as a Christian. She was given a new name, Lady Rebecca. Rebecca’s teachers boasted that she had given up her beliefs for theirs. But no one knows what she thought.