John Smith forged a relationship with the Native American Chief named
Powhatan was the name of the Native American Chief that John Smith forged a relationship with. His proper name was Wahunsenacawh. Captain John Smith is recognized as one of the first American heroes.
Chief Powhatan was the Indian chief that John Smith met. Chief Powhatan was Pocahontas's father, but contrary to some reports, John Smith never had a relationship with her.
Above answers are correct. A remaining fact-Capt. John Smith had a problem with exaggerating his stories to gain attention. History tends to believe him so far....