Based on historical fact, this is the true story of Pocahontas, the daughter of an Algonquin chief. When the first English colonists arrive in Virginia in the 17th century, Pocahontas befriends them. But when the colonists start building on Algonquin land, the conflict begins. Pocahontas is taken prisoner by the colonists. Then, she meets and falls in love with John Rolfe, a white man. Can love survive between a native American girl and a white colonist, despite the differences between them?