Pocahontas: Medicine Woman, Spy, Entrepreneur, Diplomat

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In striking counterpoint to the conventional account, Pocahontas is a bold biography that tells the extraordinary story of the beloved Indian maiden from a Native American perspective. Dr. Paula Gunn Allen, the acknowledged founder of Native American literary studies, draws on sources often overlooked by Western historians and offers remarkable new insights into the adventurous life and sacred role of this foremost American heroine. Gunn Allen reveals why so many have revered Pocahontas as the female counterpart to the father of our nation, George Washington.

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Pocahontas In striking counterpoint to the conventional account, Pocahontas is a bold biography that tells the extraordinary story of the beloved Indian maiden from a Native American perspective. Dr. Paula Gunn Allen, the acknowledged founder of Native American literary studies, draws on sources often overlooked by Western historians and offers remarkable new insights into the adventurous life and sacred rol... Full description

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"Allen is a pathfinder." -- Los Angeles Times Book Review

"Allen is a pathfinder."--Los Angeles Times Book Review

"Nothing less than a watershed event in the historiography of the Americas."--Carl Rollyson, The New York Sun

"Paula Gunn Allen, a pioneer of Native American literary studies, tells Pocahontas' story from the Indian perspective."--Oakland Tribune

[In] Ms. Allen's spirited revision, [she] insists that Pocahontas cannot be understood except within an Algonquin Indian context.--Wall Street Journal

"Allen's Pocahontas ... is a real visionary, a prodigiously gifted young woman ... made manifest by Allen's often lyrical and powerful writing."--Publishers Weekly

"This is not your typical biography. It couldn't be."--San Francisco Chronicle

Allen s Pocahontas ... is a real visionary, a prodigiously gifted young woman ... made manifest by Allen s often lyrical and powerful writing. --Publishers Weekly"

This is not your typical biography. It couldn t be. --San Francisco Chronicle"

Nothing less than a watershed event in the historiography of the Americas. --Carl Rollyson, The New York Sun"

Allen is a pathfinder. --Los Angeles Times Book Review"

Paula Gunn Allen, a pioneer of Native American literary studies, tells Pocahontas story from the Indian perspective. --Oakland Tribune"

[In] Ms. Allen s spirited revision, [she] insists that Pocahontas cannot be understood except within an Algonquin Indian context.--Wall Street Journal"

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