Collections (3 total)
From the Smithsonian's collection of anthropological resources and cultural documentation from around the world. Most of the photographs in this collection were taken by anthropologists James Mooney and Frank Speck around the turn of the century.
Photographs of Monacan Indians from the collection of Jackson Davis, an educational reformer and photographer. From the University of Virginia Library's Special Collections.
Small, polished marine shells configured in the shape of discs, animals (probably a deer and a cougar), and a human figure are sewn onto this seventeenth-century Virginia Indian cloak. The artifact, in the collection of the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, England, was described in a 1656 catalogue as being "Pohatan (sic), King ofVirginia'shabit all embroidered with shells, or Roanoke." Whether this…