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Susie P. Nelson, wife of Rappahannock chief Otho S. Nelson, wears a finged cloth dress, beaded necklace, and feather and beaded headband in this outdoor portrait taken at a Nanticoke powwow in Delaware in 1927. The photographer Frederick "Fred"…

Drummers and possibly singers in dance attire pose at a Nanticoke powwow and Thanksgiving dance in Riverdale, Delaware, in 1927, with audience in clothing of the period looking on. Rappahannock Indians from Virginia are believed to have been visiting…

The Rappahannock man Robert Clarke addresses visitors at a Nanticoke Thanksgiving ceremony in a clearing in the woods in Riverdale, Delaware, 1927. He wears beaded or embroidered pants and a fringed shirt, feather headdress, and necklaces. The…

Chief Running Deer, of the Rappahannock Indians, prepares to throw a stone-pointed spear at a fish in the James River at the Jamestown Festival Park. At the time Chiles T. Larson took this undated photograph, Running Deer served as a historical…

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Virginia Indians perform a Canoe Dance at the "Big Day Out" event in Kent County, England, June 2006. From left: Jessica Canaday, Keith Smith, Barbara Williams, Glenn Cannaday, Faye Fortune, Adam (?), Judy Fortune, Jerry Fortune.

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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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Virginia Indians dance at the Virginia Indian Heritage Day at Jamestown Settlement, Williamsburg. Pictured from left: (?), Glenn Cannaday, Wayne Adkins, Jerry Fortune, Jacob Fortune-Deuber, Faye Fortune.
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