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Werowocomoco Unearthed.mp3
When Robert and Lynn Ripley purchased a 300-acre farm in Gloucester County, they knew that archaeologists suspected it was once the home of Powhatan, the Indian chief who reigned when the first English settlers moved into Virginia. Researchers…

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.

Family of John Temple Collins, Group of Six 1899.jpg
The family of John Temple Collins poses for the photographer De Lancey W. Gill near a wood-frame building on the Pamunkey Indian Reservation in King William County in October 1899. Gill (1859–1940) was a prolific photographer for the…

Family of Simeon Collins, Group of Eight 1899.jpg
The Pamunkey family of Simeon Collins, the members of which are unidentified, sits for a portrait by the photographer De Lancey W. Gill on the Pamunkey Indian Reservation in King William County in October 1899. Gill (1859–1940) was a prolific…

Portrait of Lucy Ann Langston and Oney Jane Langston.jpg
The Pamunkey women Lucy Ann Langston and Oney Jane Langston sit for a portrait by the photographer De Lancey W. Gill in October 1899. Gill (1859–1940) was a prolific photographer for the Smithsonian Institution's Bureau of American Ethnology…

William Sterling Bradby and Elizabeth Bradby 1899.jpg
A Pamunkey man and woman, William Sterling Bradby and Elizabeth Bradby, along with an unidentified girl, sit for a portrait by the photographer De Lancey W. Gill in October 1899. Gill (1859–1940) was a prolific photographer for the Smithsonian…

Group of Nine Near Wood Frame Building 1899.jpg
Nine unidentified Pamunkey men, women, and children pose for a portrait by the photographer De Lancey W. Gill on the Pamunkey Indian Reservation in King William County in October 1899. Gill (1859–1940) was a prolific photographer for the…

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…

gn_00856no2.jpg
The Bradby family, members of the Chickahominy tribe, poses for the photographer James Mooney in an unknown location sometime around 1900. Mooney (1861–1921) was an Indiana native who worked for the Smithsonian Institution's Bureau of American…

Six People near Wood Frame Building 1900.jpg
A Chickahominy family poses for the photographer James Mooney somewhere in Virginia in 1900. Mooney (1861–1921) was an Indiana native who worked for the Smithsonian Institution's Bureau of American Ethnology compiling information about American…
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