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  • n. Indian chief and founder of the Powhatan confederacy of tribes in eastern Virginia; father of Pocahontas (1550?-1618)


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  • Susquehannocks, and as brave as the children of Wahunsonacock.

    To Have and to Hold

  • Wahunsonacock, who was chief of all the Powhatans, sits now within his wigwam, sharpening flints for his arrows, making his tomahawk bright and keen, thinking of a day three suns hence, when the tribes will shake off forever the hand upon their shoulder, -- the hand so heavy and white that strives always to bend them to the earth and keep them there. '

    To Have and to Hold

  • Nantauquas, the son of Wahunsonacock, a war chief of the Powhatans.

    To Have and to Hold


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