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Opinion | D.C. once had an Indigenous queen, Cockacoeske, the Queen of Pamunkey. Remember her story.

D.C. once had an Indigenous queen. Her name was Cockacoeske, the Queen of Pamunkey. She lived from 1610 to 1686. During that time, area tribal leaders attended an intertribal “caucus” convened at the site of today’s Capitol Hill, where they met to establish mutually beneficial tribal rights. Powhatan, the paramount chief of the Powhatan Paramountcy (and the father of Pocahontas), was known to have attended the caucus gatherings in his lifetime. Queen Cockacoeske was denied the opportunity to attend caucus gatherings because of increased violence from English settlers.

Queen Cockacoeske also had extended kin in the area. One of Powhatan’s wives was a Tauxenent Indian female. Their son was named Taux Powhatan to honor her. He and Pocahontas were half-siblings. Queen Cockacoeske’s father was Opechancanough, Powhatan’s brother. Although Queen Cockacoeske had a son named John West, he wasn’t qualified to be paramount chief because of Pamunkey tradition. Queen

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The Bachelor’s ‘Queen’ Victoria Larson Seemingly Reacts to Mugshot

Taking the high road? Bachelor season 25 contestant “Queen” Victoria Larson shared a cryptic quote after her 2012 mugshot resurfaced earlier this week.

“Every saint has a past & every sinner has a future. John 8: 7,” the reality star, 28, captioned a Friday, January 22, Instagram photo, which showed her posing at the beach in a white cardigan.

Us Weekly confirmed that Larson was arrested in Tallahassee, Florida, in July 2012 for stealing more than $250 worth of merchandise from a Publix grocery store. According to the arrest report, she placed several items in a shopping cart that she took to the checkout section of the store but then put the products, including food and cosmetics, in a reusable shopping bag.

Bachelor Queen Victoria Larson Reacts to Mugshot Resurfacing
Victoria Larson’s 2012 Mugshot Tallahassee Police Department

The TV personality exited the store with the stolen objects but was brought back inside and detained until police arrived. She

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