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Monacan Dwelling 2.jpg
A photograph by Bill Johns, taken on September 16, 2006, during the Monacan Fall Festival at Natural Bridge, shows the interior of a replica Monacan Indian dwelling.

Monacan Harvest.mp3
In this episode of the radio programElder Wisdom with Barbara Roberts, which first aired sometime around 2001, Roberts interviews Monacan tribal members Karenne Wood, Hattie Bell Hamilton, and Lacey Branham on the topic of food and culture. Elder…

Mattaponi-Encounter-shortened.mp3
In this report by Peter Solomon, Mattaponi chief Carl Custalow explains the process of fertilization and release that has been practiced at the Mattaponi shad hatchery since the 1920s. This is one of five separate features, producedby theVirginia…

What Pocahontas Saw.mp3
Historians Helen Rountree and Camilla Townsend deconstruct and demystify the legend of Pocahontas in this January 14, 2007, radio broadcast of With Good Reason, hosted by Sarah McConnell and produced by the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities.

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A group of Indians is portrayed using fire, spears, and traps tocatch fishin this watercolor painting byJohn White, the English artist who in 1585 accompanied a failed colonizing expedition toRoanoke Islandin present-day North Carolina. Thomas…

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A pair of Indians sit on a reed mat and eat from a wooden platter in this original watercolor by John White, the English artist who in 1585 accompanied a failed colonizing expedition to Roanoke Island in present-day North Carolina. In the course of…

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This watercolor by English artist John White shows a bird's-eye view of the Indian town of Secoton, or Secotan, in the Outer Banks region of present-day North Carolina. White visited the town in July 1585. White's detailed rendering of the town shows…

SarasRidge.jpg
In this historical painting by Martin Pate, American Indians tend fires, carry game, and weave during theLate Woodland Period(AD 900–1650). Archaeologists and anthropologists believe that it was during this period that Virginia Indians settled…

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Agricultural Field OCT 1899.jpg
An agricultural field, likely on the Pamunkey Indian Reservation in King William County, is the subject of this photograph by De Lancey W. Gill taken in October 1899. Gill (1859–1940) was a prolific photographer for the Smithsonian…

E141B91-15IndiansFishing.jpg
A group of Indians is portrayed using fire, spears, and traps to catch fish in this colored engraving by Theodor de Bry based on a watercolor painting by John White. Adding considerable detail to White's eyewitness sketch, de Bry shows life as it was…
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