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In this photo by Bill Johns, members of the Monacan Indian Nation speak and perform at the entrance to the Monacan Bridge at its dedication on November 21, 2004. This Lynchburg bypass bridge crosses the James River between Amherst City and…

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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…

House Joint Resolution No. 390 of the General Assembly of Virginia, dated January 24, 1989, officially recognizes the Monacan Indian Nation of Amherst County.

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Webster "Little Eagle" Custalow, chief of the Mattaponi Indians (left), and Norman "Chief Evening Star" Custalowdance at a Thanksgiving celebration outside the Virginia State Capitol in Richmond. Virginia governor Charles S. "Chuck" Robb, Chief…

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Chickahominy tribal members visit the Executive Mansion in Richmond on December 10, 1919, to present Governor Westmoreland Davis with game. The annual tribute honored the terms of the treatyending the Third Anglo-Powhatan War (1644–1646). In…

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Pamunkey chief Tecumseh Deer Foot Cook and a girl stand together outside the Virginia State Capitol in Richmond in front of a dead rabbit and deer while men in suits look on.The annual tribute honored the terms of the treatyending the Third…

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Two members of the Mattaponi Tribe present a gift to Virginia governor Mills E. Godwin Jr. (center) on the steps of the State Capitol in Richmond on November 24, 1976. A man at left holds a long stick with fish and quail tied to it, while at right a…

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Five-year-old Rappahannock tribal member Tashina Ware,wearing a deerskin outfit and moccasins,climbs the stairs of the State Capitol's south portico in order to watch Monacan tribal members perform a ceremonial dance. The Monacan Indian Nation was…

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Virginia governor Gerald L. Baliles presents framed photographs to Chief William Miles (Pamunkey) and Chief Webster Custalow (Mattaponi) at a Thanksgiving ceremony outside in the Executive Mansion in Richmond. A group of Native Americans in…

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Virginia governor Charles S. "Chuck" Robb(second from right), Mattaponi chief Webster Custalow, and others watch an Indian man perform a harvest ritual in Richmond while a television news crew films the event. This photograph, by an unidentified…
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