Pocahontas was just a child when her world changed forever. White men from across the ocean built a fort near her village. Most likely, Pocahontas had never seen a white man before. Some of her people feared the settlers, but Pocahontas wanted to know more about them. She took the settlers food and taught Captain John Smith her language.
Find out how this bright, brave young girl became an ambassador for her people, helping to keep the peace between them and the settlers—at least for a while. Discover how she charmed all of England, and why she still captures the hearts of Americans.