Browse Items tagged "Mattaponi" (19 total)

In this report by Peter Solomon, Mattaponi chief Carl Custalow explains the process of fertilization and release that has been practiced at the Mattaponi shad hatchery since the 1920s. This is one of five separate features, producedby theVirginia…

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.

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.

A modern map shows the locations of various Indian groups in Tidewater Virginia that in 1607 constituted the Powhatan paramount chiefdom. By 1607, Powhatan had expanded his domain, through a combination of force and diplomacy, to between twenty-eight…

This pot is a piece of classic blackware by Christine Custalow, a member of the Mattaponi tribe. The pottery is formed with coils of clay, then covered in pine needles and wood and fired in an outdoor kiln to create a black finish. For more…

Members of the Chickahominy, Pamunkey, and Mattaponi tribes pose for an unknown photographer at an intertribal powwow at the Chickahominy reservation in New Kent County late in the 1920s. Among those present are Jane Miles and Reverend L. H.…

Members of the Chickahominy, Pamunkey, and Mattaponi tribes pose for an unknown photographer at an intertribal powwow at the Chickahominy reservation in New Kenty County late in the 1920s. Pamunkey chief George Major Cook holds an unknown document.

Chickahominy, Pamunkey, and Mattaponi Indian children play together at an intertribal powwow in an unknown location sometime late in the 1920s. The photographer is unknown. From left to right are Eldridge Adkins, Opechancanough Adkins, Savannah…

Parkey Major, a Mattaponi girl, poses for an unknown photographer near West Point sometime around 1900. The photograph likely was taken on or near the Mattaponi Reservation, located between Route 30 and the Mattaponi River.