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Cockacoeskelocked

(d. before 1 July 1686)
  • Kristalyn Shefveland

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Cockacoeske (d. before 1 July 1686), chief of the Pamunkey Indians of the Virginia colony (1656–86), and descendant of Opechancanough, became the political sovereign of the Algonquian-speaking people after the death of her husband, Totopotomoy. An astute and perceptive politician, Cockacoeske...

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