Portrait of Pocahontas. Painting by William Sheppard. Image courtesy Library of Congress. In , Rolfe, a tobacco farmer and recent widower, needed Pocahontas, the object of his obsession, for, well, sex. During the Colonial era and beyond, Virginian and British families used their genealogical connection to her to claim highborn heritage, and after the Civil War, the local Indian community used her to protect itself from deeply racist Jim Crow laws.
Named for George Rogers Clark, whose brother William was one half of the Lewis and Clark expedition , Clark Street was formed during the tail end of the ice age and has been a key trail for thousands of years. Through the process of littoral drift, where small bits of sand and organic matter drifted from place to place on the tide, small but distinct ridges were etched into the land. Those natural high grounds, rising no more than 10 or 15 feet above the rest of the terrain, became some of the pathways used by Native peoples as they began to inhabit the area about 11, years ago. These high points held obvious value: most of the land was swampy, and very little stayed dry year-round.
You can read that here. So this morning at 9am, part one of this mess was released. There are a number of things that stand out and deeply concern me, but the response to my critiques on my twitter timeline is even worse. This has the perfect storm of all of those categories.
Sign in. PG min Adventure, Comedy, Drama. Jack Crabb, looking back from extreme old age, tells of his life being raised by Native Americans and fighting with General Custer. TV min Adventure, Drama, History. Tales from the American West in the 19th century, told from the perspective of two families, one of white settlers and one of Native Americans.