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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…

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…

Unus Americanus ex Virginia.jpg
This engraving, taken from life, shows an American Indian man wearing a necklace, earrings, and head ornaments. The inscription in the upper left reads, "Unus Americanus ex Virginia" (an American from Virginia), a place name that early in the…

Plecker1943-1.jpg
In a letter dated January 1943 and addressed to "Local Registrars, Physicians, Health Officers, Nurses, School Superintendents, and Clerks of the Courts," Walter A. Plecker, the state registrar of vital statistics, warns his colleagues of parents…

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.

Native Views of Pocahontas.mp3
In this excerpt from "Jamestown: What Pocahontas Saw," an episode of the radio program With Good Reason, Keith Smith, a Nansemond Indian, and Sue Elliott, a Monacan Indian, discuss native views of Jamestown andPocahontas. The program first aired…

A Conversation with Two Chiefs.mp3
In this excerpt from the radio programWith Good Reason, Chiefs Stephen Adkins (Chickahominy) and Kenneth Adams (Upper Mattaponi) discuss historical and present-day issues facing Virginia’s Indians. The program first aired during the week of…

Monacan-Encounter.mp3
In this report by Martha Woodroof, Monacan chief Kenneth Branham and assistant chief George Whitewolf, who died in 2010, along with Quinten Talbott, a youth dancer, talk about Monacan history and culture. This is one of five separate features,…

Rappahannock-Encounter.mp3
In this report by Jesse Dukes, Rappahannock chief Ann Richardson and assistant chief Mark Fortune discuss native drum and dance traditions. This is one of five separate features, producedby theVirginia Foundation for the Humanities,that aired in May…

RS894_evm00003162.mp3
In a segment from the radio program With Good Reason, host Sarah McConnell reports on the damaging effects of the Racial Integrity Act of 1924, a state law that stripped Virginia Indians of their legal identity. Dr. Helen Rountree, professor…
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