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This quilt, depicting Bishop Heath Light of the Episcopal Diocese of Southwestern Virginia shaking hands with former Monacan chief Kenneth Branham, is the work of Pat McCauley, wife of Monacan tribal member Tommy McCauley. It was made to commemorate…

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.

Virginia Indian crafts are displayed in June 1941 at the Virginia crafts co-operative on U.S. Highway No. 1, about twenty miles north of Fredericksburg. The photographer, Jack Delano (1914–1997), was a photographer for the Farm Security…

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A Virginia Indian in a headdress holds a bow in one hand and tobacco leaves in the other in this woodblock image used by an English company to label its "Best Virginia" tobacco product. Tobacco was the major cash crop for the English colonists in…

English interpreter Thomas Savage, gesturing at center, negotiates with two of Pocahontas's brothers (at right) in this engraving from Theodor de Bry's Americae (1634). Pocahontas, a daughter of the paramount chief Powhatan, was captured by the…

This classic-style wood-fired turtle container with lid is the work of Voncie "Bright Eyes" Fortune (Rappahannock). The photograph was originally published inThe Virginia Indian Heritage Trail(2007), produced by theVirginia Indian Programof the…

This classic-style wood-fired urn is the work of Zelma "Deer in Water" Wynn (Chickahominy). The photograph, by Mathias Tornqvist, was originally published inThe Virginia Indian Heritage Trail(2007), produced by theVirginia Indian Programof…

A pottery exhibit at the Pamunkey Indian Museum in King William County features pottery dating from the 1930s through the 1970s, illustrating modern and traditional ceramic technologies.