Nectowance Powhatan, Werowance of the Powhatan

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Nectowance Powhatan, Werowance of the Powhatan

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Tsenacomoca, Virginia
Death: Died in Virginia
Immediate Family:

Son of Opechancanough Mangopeesomon Powhatan and Cleopatra T. Powhatan
Husband of Mrs. Powhatan
Father of Cockacoeske, Queen of the Pamunkey
Brother of Nicketti native american and Hokolesqua Opechan "Stream" Cornstalk
Half brother of Cornstalk Powhatan; Pride Shawnee "Cornstalk" Chalakatha; Pocahontas Powhatan and George "Goldenhawk" Sizemore, Chief

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About Nectowance Powhatan, Werowance of the Powhatan

Necotowance

Nectowance (c. 1600-1649) was the Weroance (chief) of the Pamunkey tribe following the death of his father[citation needed] 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."

Preceded by

Opechancanough Weroance of the Pamunkey

1644–1649 Succeeded by

Totopotomoi

[edit] Sources

"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.



            
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