Nectowance Powhatan, Werowance of the Powhatan

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Nectowance Powhatan, Werowance of the Powhatan

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

Son of Opechancanough Powhatan, Chief of the Pamunkey and Matachanna "Cleopatra" Powhatan
Husband of Mrs. Powhatan
Father of Cockacoeske, Leader of the Pamunkey
Brother of Chief Hokolesqua Opecham "Stream" Cornstalk and Nicketti "She Who Sweeps the Dew from the Flowers" Hughes (Powhatan)
Half brother of George "Goldenhawk" Sizemore, Chief and Daughter Ojibwe

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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[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


[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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Nectowance Powhatan, Werowance of the Powhatan's Timeline

Age 34
Virginia, United States
Age 49