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A parade float moves down a Richmond street during the Virginia Historical Pageant, held May 22–28, 1922. The banner reads, "Pocahontas-John Rolfe visit Chief Powhatan at his home. Falls of the James 1615." Pocahontas, daughter of Powhatan,…

James S. Watson, a backhoe operator, is shown standing beside a hollowed-out cypress log he found while digging utility lines for the Canterbridge subdivision in western Henrico County. Watson and others believed the log may have been an Indian canoe…

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Virginia governor Charles S. "Chuck" Robb shakes hands with Pamunkey chief Tecumseh Deer Foot Cook. Two other men stand and hold a long branch with a deer tied to it, as part of a Thanksgiving tribute at the Virginia State Capitol in Richmond.The…

Virginia governor Charles S. "Chuck" Robb speaks with children dressed in Native American clothing at a Thanksgiving celebration outside the Virginia State Capitol. From left to right are Ivy Hill, age eight; Michelle Hill, age eleven; April Hill,…

Webster "Little Eagle" Custalow, chief of the Mattaponi Indians (left), and Norman "Chief Evening Star" Custalowdance at a Thanksgiving celebration outside the Virginia State Capitol in Richmond. Virginia governor Charles S. "Chuck" Robb, Chief…

Virginia governor Charles S. "Chuck" Robb speaks with Mattaponi chief Webster Custalow and a young woman wearing Native American dress at a Thanksgiving celebration at the State Capitol in Richmond. This photograph, by Bruce Parker, was taken for…

Virginia governor Charles S. "Chuck" Robb(second from right), Mattaponi chief Webster Custalow, and others watch an Indian man perform a harvest ritual in Richmond while a television news crew films the event. This photograph, by an unidentified…

Pamunkey chief Tecumseh Deer Foot Cook and a girl stand together outside the Virginia State Capitol in Richmond in front of a dead rabbit and deer while men in suits look on.The annual tribute honored the terms of the treatyending the Third…

Two Native American men wearing traditional dress and carrying long spears perform a tribal dance or ritual. This photograph, by Bob Jones, was taken for the Richmond Times-Dispatch and dated November 22, 1976.

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Virginia governor Gerald L. Baliles presents framed photographs to Chief William Miles (Pamunkey) and Chief Webster Custalow (Mattaponi) at a Thanksgiving ceremony outside in the Executive Mansion in Richmond. A group of Native Americans in…

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