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  • Tags: oral history

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…

A Pocahontas poem.jpg
This undated songsheet, published by H. de Marsan of New York, features Pocahontas, a ballad that retells the legendary but likely apocryphal story of how the Indian girl saved the life of the Jamestown settler John Smith in 1607. The sheet is…

George_Branham_Whitewolf.mp3
Karenne Wood, director of theVirginia Indian Programat theVirginia Foundation for the Humanities, interviews Branham Whitewolfe, a member of the Monacan Indian Nation, at the Monacan Tribal Center in Amherst County.

Christine_Custalow.mp3
Karenne Wood, director of theVirginia Indian Programat theVirginia Foundation for the Humanities, interviews Christine Custalow, a member of the Mattaponi Tribe, at her home on the Mattaponi Reservation in King William County.

Mildred_Moore.mp3
Karenne Wood, director of theVirginia Indian Programat theVirginia Foundation for the Humanities, interviews Mildred Moore, a member of the Pamunkey Tribe, at her home on the Pamunkey Reservation in King William County.

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.

Pam_Talbott.mp3
Karenne Wood, director of theVirginia Indian Programat theVirginia Foundation for the Humanities, interviews Pam Talbott, a member of the Monacan Indian Nation, at the Monacan Tribal Center in Amherst County.

Carilyn Sue Branham Elliott.mp3
Karenne Wood, director of theVirginia Indian Programat theVirginia Foundation for the Humanities, interviews Carilyn Sue Branham Elliott, a member of the Monacan Indian Nation, at the Monacan Tribal Center in Amherst County.

Ken Custalow.mp3
Karenne Wood, director of the Virginia Indian Program at the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, interviews Ken Custalow, a member of the Mattaponi Tribe, at his home on the Mattaponi Reservation in King William County.
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