An image reflecting the story told by Captain John Smith of being saved from Powhatan's death sentence by Powhatan's daughter Pocahontas.
Adapted from an image courtesy of US Library of Congress.
Read about the historian's view of this story -- and also compare the real life of Pocahontas to the fictional character you may know from such versions as the Disney movie.
- Pocahontas Biography
- Myths of Women's History: Pocahontas Saves Captain John Smith
- Pocahontas Image Gallery - artist's images of Pocahontas
- More About Pocahontas