WOMAN of ACTION – Pocahontas

  WOMAN of ACTION     Pocahontas Many different depictions of Pocahontas exist today. Pictured clockwise from top left: Mary Ellen Howe (1994), Robert Matthew Sully (1850s), Thomas Sully (1852), Jean Leon Ferris (c. 1921) courtesy of William E. Ryde and the Virginia Historical Society.     Pocahontas was born in Gloucester County, Virginia, in March 1595. Her real Native American name, given by her father, Chief Powhatan, was Matoaka. Her pet name was Pocahontas, meaning "my favorite … [Read more...]

Copyright 2014 @ A Celebration of Women™ The World Hub for Women Leaders That Care