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The Roanoke Indian town of Secotan is portrayed in this colored engraving by Theodor de Bry based on a watercolor painting by John White. Adding considerable detail to White's eyewitness sketch, de Bry shows village life as it was lived by the…

Indian men and women dance around a circle while three young women embrace in this colored engraving by Theodor de Bry based on a watercolor painting by John White. Adding considerable detail to White's eyewitness sketch, de Bry attempts to depict…

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…

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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Five-year-old Rappahannock tribal member Tashina Ware,wearing a deerskin outfit and moccasins,climbs the stairs of the State Capitol's south portico in order to watch Monacan tribal members perform a ceremonial dance. The Monacan Indian Nation was…

Traditionally dressed Native American men and boys dance in a cleared area outside a school or community building as part of Native American Week in Virginia. Wes Owen, a member of the Chickahominy tribe, is at center. This photograph, by an unknown…

Drummers and possibly singers in dance attire pose at a Nanticoke powwow and Thanksgiving dance in Riverdale, Delaware, in 1927, with audience in clothing of the period looking on. Rappahannock Indians from Virginia are believed to have been visiting…

Five Pamunkey men and two children in traditional dance costumes, along with a man in a suit, pose for a portrait by the photographer De Lancey W. Gill on the Pamunkey Indian Reservation in King William County on October 23, 1899. Gill…

This watercolor by English artist John White shows a bird's-eye view of the Indian town of Secoton, or Secotan, in the Outer Banks region of present-day North Carolina. White visited the town in July 1585. White's detailed rendering of the town shows…

This watercolor by English artist John White shows a festive dance scene in Secotan, an Indian town in the Outer Banks region of present-day North Carolina. White visited the town in July 1585, when a great religious ceremony, perhaps connected to…