Pocahontas was the beloved daughter of the Algonquian Chief Powhatan, you know about her life because of the famous Disney picture, but you can also listen to her biography here:
Follow the link and read while you listen, (I know, it is a bit too long...).
This is a download from: Voice of America Special English.
Here you have some more links about biographies.
And click here for a crazy quiz about Pocahontas.
Some English words of Amerindian origin.