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Gravesend: The Story of Pocahontas
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Wednesday 29th March 2017
8:00 PM

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Norwich Arts Centre


by Kieran Knowles

 

This rehearsal reading charts the true story of Pocahontas from childhood to motherhood, from native to gentlewoman, from hostage to wife and from real life to legend.

Pocahontas was inquisitive, independent and had a strong sense of justice. In her mid-teens she was kidnapped by settlers in Jamestown and was used as leverage against the Native chief, her father. After “converting” to Christianity she married an Englishman from Norfolk whose Virginia leaf tobacco would later save the settlement and ultimately lead to the colonisation of America by the British. The marriage was the first multi-cultural union on American soil and led to a sustained period of peace.

 

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