Do you know how old Pocahontas was? I bet – like Disney and her statue – you got it wrong.
Now, take a moment, and think of a country losing its innocence. It sounds traumatizing, almost post apocalyptic, but what does America losing its innocence look like?
A multi-talented girl, she was known for her beauty and acting prowess but also for her mind and brilliant brain.
Claire Rochet explores the origins of the “pink” myth, delving into research by historian Jo B. Paoletti and others.