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    First female leader of Pamunkey Tribe selected for memorial

    Cockacoeske, a 17th century leader of the Pamunkey Tribe, has been selected for the Women of Virginia memorial.
    Cockacoeske was the first female leader of the Pamunkeys. During her thirty-year tenure, she worked to unite area tribes and signed the 1677 Treaty of Middle Plantation.


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      Woo woo woo! Go VA tribes!
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