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2560.mp3
Karen Kupperman (professor of history at New York University) Randy Shifflett (history professor at Virginia Tech) and Jim Whittenburg (history professor at the College of William and Mary) discuss interpreters like Henry Spelman, an Englishman who,…

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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In a newspaper article headlined "Amherst County Indians" and published in the Richmond Times on April 19, 1896, Edgar Whitehead describes the history of Virginia Indians in Amherst County.

In a letter to the Lynchburg Newsthe Reverend Josiah R. Ellis gives an account of the origin of the Indians in Amherst County. The letter was published in The Southwestern Episcopalian on December 5, 1922.

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…

Chief Bryant.jpg
Chief Sharon Bryant of the Monacan Indian Nation is shown in this photograph by Bill Johns taken on May 21, 2006, at the annual Monacan powwow in Elon.

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…

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…

Wayne_Adkins.mp3
Karenne Wood, director of theVirginia Indian Programat theVirginia Foundation for the Humanities, interviews Wayne Adkins, then–second assistant chief of the Chickahominy, at the Chickahominy Tribal Center in New Kent County.

Red_Cloud_Owen.mp3
Karenne Wood, director of theVirginia Indian Programat theVirginia Foundation for the Humanities, interviews Powhatan Red Cloud-Owen while the two are driving.
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