Nectowance Powhatan, Werowance of the Powhatan
|Death:||Died in Virginia|
Son of Opechancanough Powhatan, Chief of the Pamunkey and Matachanna "Cleopatra" Powhatan
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About Nectowance Powhatan, Werowance of the Powhatan
Nectowance (c. 1600-1649) was the Weroance (chief) of the Pamunkey tribe following the death of his father Opechancanough. After his death he was succeeded by Totopotomoi as Weroance of the tribe. He signed a Treaty with the Colony of Virginia in 1645, at which time he was called by the English "King of the Indians."
Opechancanough Weroance of the Pamunkey
1644–1649 Succeeded by
"Middle Peninsula Historic Marker "Cockacoeske"
"The Powhatan Indians of Virginia: Their Traditional Culture. Rountree, Helen C., University of Oklahoma Press, 1989. ISBN 0806121564
"Cockacoeske, Queen of Pamunkey: Diplomat and Suzeraine.", Martha W. McCartney, 1898 - in "Powhatan's Mantle: Indians in the Colonial Southeast.", P. H. Wood and G. A. Waselkov, eds. Pp 173-195. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.