Residency & its
Powhatan Confederacy of The Virginia Tidewater : Gateway and Table
of Contents page
member tribes, territories, their native American enemies,
and the culture, dress and homes of this people are discussed
in its topic pages provided at the Gateway
and Table of Contents page. Other pages are dedicated to two post contact
chiefs, and the post contact military history of the nation.
The Powhatan people were well known to many of the surnames studied in
the Howard and Allied Lines
, just as they were well known to all settlers of Jamestown
and its outlaying settlements .
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Full Table of Contents for this extensively presented Topic.
The Powhatan were
intimately involved in the Jamestown
colony's life and experience, as were their two great chiefs, half
brothers, both great advocates for their people with widely differing styles
of leadership. The pages address the Powhatan's role in the survival of
England's first permanent settlement in America, their leaders &
military actions against interlopers, their fate within Virginia history
while providing links to some of the ancestors studied in these pages whose
own experiences strongly intertwined with the Powhatan of Virginia.