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1923, The Southwestern Episcopalian 001.jpg
In an article titled "Bear Mountain Mission: To Heal the Body; To Save the Soul," published in the Southwestern Episcopalian in 1923, an unidentified writer describes the medical work being done among Monacan Indians at Saint Paul's Mission in…

2005 Homecoming 1.jpg
This photo, taken by Bill Johns on October 1, 2005, shows the Monacan Indian Nation's Homecoming and Scholarship Auction in Amherst County.

Bear Mountain Indian Mission School 2.jpg
In this photograph by Bill Johns, taken on October 27, 2007, a Virginia Historical Highway Marker marks the location of the Bear Mountain indian Mission in Amherst County. Erected in 2007, the marker reads: "Bear Mountain is the spiritual center of…

Group of Twenty School Children 1900.jpg
Twenty unidentified Pamunkey school children pose for a portrait by the photographer De Lancey W. Gill sometime in 1900. Gill (1859–1940) was a prolific photographer for the Smithsonian Institution's Bureau of American Ethnology from 1898 until…

Louis Firetail.jpg
Louis Firetail (Sioux, Crow Creek), wearing tribal clothing, poses in an American history class at the Hampton Institute sometime around 1899 or 1900. Hampton was chartered in 1870 as a land grant school and exclusively served African Americans until…

Brafferton Hall.jpg
This brick structure was built in 1723 to house a school for Indians already in operation since 1712, intended to convert them to Christianity and instruct them according to the English model. The funds for its erection and operation came from a…

12-Falling Rock School.jpg
Students stand with their teacher in front of the Bear Mountain Indian Mission School on the Monacan settlement near Bear Mountain in Amherst County in 1914. The log cabin, serving as a church, had existed on the site since about 1868. In 1908, the…

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Students sit at their desks insidethe Bear Mountain Indian Mission School on the Monacan reservation near Bear Mountain in Amherst County, in 1914. The log cabin, serving as a church, had existed on the site since about 1868. In 1908, the Episcopal…

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Students play at recess in front of the Bear Mountain Indian Mission School, near Bear Mountain in Amherst County, in 1914. The log cabin, serving as a church, had existed on the site since about 1868. In 1908, the Episcopal minister Arthur P. Gray…

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A child and an elderly woman, both Monacan Indians, pose in the door of a log cabin at the Monacan Indian settlement in Amherst County in 1914. The woman was reportedly the grandmother of forty-three or forty-eight children, most of whom, according…
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