Why is WikiTree passing the false history of John Dodds, Chief Eagle Plume, and Jane Eagle Plume?

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Im 4th great grandson of Gov. John Floyd , the father of 1819 Nicketti Floyd, and nephew of 1778 Niciti Floyd that's on the 1850 Tazewell va census.   Wiki and many others are passing the Jane Dodds story and this fake chief Eagle plume. Saying he was a brother of big Powhatan,  and oll jane eagle plume was aka the real Nicketti.  Not only is there no proof in Jamestown record s of the chief eagle plume, the john dodds family history dont even go to any old native history.  This is new age headache getting passed.  Please be very aware of these profile because that a fake group mad that us floyds are showing we started the history and passed the name. There trying to falsely steal .
WikiTree profile: Nicketti Powhatan
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Pompay, some people continue to be more enamored with fantasy than fact. You can help by providing links to the best sources that debunk mythologies like these. Thanks.
I'm seeing the same thing with my 9 th g grandfather, Moses Odum, Listed as Moses AKA Chief Moytoy Mishapelewa Big Turkey Hop Cornstalk, Shawnee War Chief" Odum. Original ancestor is William 1st, 1552. William I I, Abraham, Richard, Moses, Moses, Moses. .I also have Moses wife as Rachael Sessums. In the native American genealogy, there are several family names, including Sessums. In Moses will there is an item of bequeathed to his daughter "one hackle (feather)..?? That sentence suggests that it was of some importance to him. According to historical records, the Shawnee were notorious for raiding settlers and kidnapping the women and children.Also it is said that many of the young men of that time rejected the hard labor of farming and spent their time hunting trapping and exploring. Many also took Indian wife's. (Pocahontas and John Smith as example) One descendant I know has takenDNA and had no Indian connection, but the possibilities of being an adopted member of a tribe, and taking a captive white bride is not out of the question. After the defeat of the Shawnee at Point Pleasant, some 200 white captives were released. Most were from Virginia area. Also many people with Indian (connections) hid their background after Andrew Jackson pursued the Indian removal act, to avoid being killed or moved from their lands. As I stated, I can  see a " Dance's With Wolves " scenario , but no real proof. I also would like to get to the real truth of the matter. By the way, I also have a Floyd connection, through Nancy Jane Odum who married James Monroe Floyd. It seems that a Jesse Odum was a companion of Daniel Boone who opened up the Cumberland Gap that lead to the migration of settlers into Kentucky and Tennessee. The Shawnee had a settlement for a time where Fort Nashboro (Nashville) is today and near the area where many of the Odums, Floyd's, Swans, Kinchens, Beards,and Oaklys arrived from North Carolina. Hope this helps.
Yes, I want to emphasize that you can join WikiTree and provide sources to correct bad information here. It doesn't just happen when someone points out a problem. We have plenty of those. Positive changes occur when people like you join and add the correct sources and info.

Check out this book by living Mattaponi descendants. The True Story of Pocahontas. http://www.indiebound.org/book/9781555916329

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