Presents a study of the early Powhatans who lived along what is now Virginia and Maryland and discusses early English settlement, traditional native life, religious ceremonies, conflicts with settlers, and the eventual decline of the Powhatans.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 46) and index.
A last-minute rescue? -- Who are the Powhatan? -- A mild climate -- "They make good cheer" -- Village and tribe leaders -- The spirit world -- A strong nation ends -- Changing and surviving -- The Powhatans today.