Wahunsonacock


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Noun1.Wahunsonacock - Indian chief and founder of the Powhatan confederacy of tribes in eastern VirginiaWahunsonacock - Indian chief and founder of the Powhatan confederacy of tribes in eastern Virginia; father of Pocahontas (1550?-1618)
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But while he and Wahunsonacock reigned over the Chesapeake, a hybrid English-Indian culture began to emerge--the sort of frontier interzone that the Stanford historian Richard White calls a "middle ground." And in that social environment, as Smith tightened his grip over the English settlers' lives, many of his men decided that the Indian world looked more appealing and disappeared deeper into the interior.