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This image features Carilyn Sue Branham Elliott, displaying a beaded belt she made using the applique technique.


Carilynn Sue Branham Elliott is a Monacan bead worker who is active in tribal affairs. She is a sister of the former chief, Kenneth Branham. Here she shows neckwear she created--two necklaces and a bolo tie.


George Whitewolf, a Monacan leather craftsman, displays a shirt he made from white buckskin and the hide of a white wolf.


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Bertie Branham, a Monacan basket maker, holds her granddaughter during a Monacan tribal event at which a bridge in Lynchburg was named for the tribe and dedicated.

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Virginia Indians perform a traditional Welcome Dance for Queen Elizabeth II of England at her visit to the State Capitol in Richmond, 2007.

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Mary Belvin Wade (Monacan) president of the Virginia Indian Tribal Alliance for Life, with Powhatan Red Cloud-Owen (Chickahominy) at a Chickahominy tribal event. Wade died in 2003.
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