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date: 02 March 2021


(fl. 1607–1646)
  • J. Frederick Fausz


Opechancanough (fl. 1607–1646), foremost Pamunkey (Virginia Algonquian) leader, foremost Pamunkey (Virginia Algonquian) leader, was responsible for the uprisings of 1622 and 1644 against the English colonists in Virginia. There are no definitive details about his origins, parentage, or date or place of birth and death, but English contemporaries believed that he was the brother of ...

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