Establishing bases to hide, and re supply for privateers (pirates) In 1558 native helped build a raff because they were ship wrecked. Some hostility between spanish and indians that lived on the coast. 1584, arthur barlow landed on the roanoke. Said that indians were gentle and faithful. Sir walter raleigh and colonist were sent to colonize the island. Roanoke natives failed to return a cup so the english brunt an entire village to the grown. When english food supplies were running low, ralph lane tried to negotiate to get food. Ralph lane then called for peace between english and natives but leader of the roanoke"s natives was assassinated. Sir francis drake arrived, ppl wanted to leave. Attacked another croatan village (the only village who still were friendly for to the natives) No one was able to get to the colony until 1590.