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Pocahontas And After: Cultural DayThis March, the British Library explores the historic and cultural figure of Pocahontas 400 years after her death. Pocahontas and After: Cultural Day will offer a packed day of film screenings, panel debates, a lecture and a musical performance centred around the Powhatan Native American. The line-up includes Michael Walling, artistic director of Border Crossings and the Origins Festival; Joanne Prince of Rainmaker Gallery, Bristol; Dr David Stirrup, Reader in Indigenous and Settler Literatures of the Americas, University of Kent; and Jim Horn and Bill Kelso, directors of Jamestown Rediscovered.

 

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