Pocahontas

By E. Ashmawee-Garcia

Early Childhood

Pocahontas lived 400 years ago. She was a member of the Powhatan people. Pocahontas was the daughter of Chief Powhatan the leader of the confederacy. Pocahontas`s real name was Motoaka. Pocahontas her nickname, meant ‘playful little girl’ she loved to play in the woods near her village

when the British came

When the English came Pocahontas was only 12 years old . The men had come form across the sea

captured

In 1613 the English took Pocahontas from her people. They told the Powhatan that they would return her if they gave them food and other supplies

married

In 1614 Pocahontas married a man named John Rolfe a prominent colonist and a recent widower

a child is born

Not long after they were married they had a child named Thomas he looked a lot like his mother

death

The cold harsh weather was hard on Pocahontas soon she began to feel sick she may have come down with an illness that hurt her lungs. Her last moments were with her son and her husband then her last few breaths she

works cited

Raatma,Lucia. Pocahontas. New York :Compass Point books,2002. Print

Bader ,Bonnie.Who Was Pocahontas:New York scholastic Inc,2013.Print