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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…

Amherst Indian School and Mission.jpg
A schoolhouse and chapel stand at Falling Rock, near Bear Mountain, in the Monacan Indian settlement near Bear Mountain in Amherst County, in 1914. A log cabin, serving as a church, had existed on the site since about 1868. In 1908, the Episcopal…

Indian Settlement Home.jpg
A log cabin stands at the Monacan Indian settlement at Falling Rock, near Bear Mountain in Amherst County in 1914. The photographer,Jackson Davis(1882–1947), was a Cumberland County native who took this photograph as part of a series…

Amherst Indian School in the Mountains.jpg
A church, a school (right), and a teachers' cottage (center) stand near Bear Mountain in Amherst County, home to the Monacan Indian Nation. A log cabin, serving as a church, had existed on the site since about 1868. In 1908, the Episcopal minister…

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…

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…

Group of Students, Falling Rock.jpg
Students sit at their desks inside theBear 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 Episcopal…

03 Elder Wisdom.mp3
In this episode of the radio program Elder Wisdom with Barbara Roberts, which first aired sometime around 2001, Roberts interviews Monacan chief Kenneth Branham, Karenne Wood, and Hattie Bell Hamilton. Elder Wisdom with Barbara Roberts is produced…

Lynchburg1_edit.jpg
Monacan Indians at Saint Paul's Mission near Bear Mountain in Amherst County pose for this photograph taken by the Episcopal minister John Haraughty sometime in the 1950s. The log cabin, serving as a church, had existed on the Bear Mountain site…
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