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An Indian couple is portrayed eating a meal in this colored engraving by Theodor de Bry based on a watercolor painting by John White. Adding some detail to White's eyewitness sketch, de Bry attempts to depict the lives ofAlgonquian-speaking Indians…

Two Indian men are portrayed roasting fish on a wooden frame 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 the lives…

An Indian couple is portrayed cooking a meal 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 the lives ofAlgonquian-speaking…

A group of Indians is portrayed using fire, spears, and traps to catch fish 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 life as it was…

An agricultural field, likely on the Pamunkey Indian Reservation in King William County, is the subject of this photograph by De Lancey W. Gill taken in October 1899. Gill (1859–1940) was a prolific photographer for the Smithsonian…

In this historical painting by Martin Pate, American Indians tend fires, carry game, and weave during theLate Woodland Period(AD 900–1650). Archaeologists and anthropologists believe that it was during this period that Virginia Indians settled…

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…

A pair of Indians sit on a reed mat and eat from a wooden platter in this original watercolor by John White, the English artist who in 1585 accompanied a failed colonizing expedition to Roanoke Island in present-day North Carolina. In the course of…

A group of Indians is portrayed using fire, spears, and traps tocatch fishin this watercolor painting byJohn White, the English artist who in 1585 accompanied a failed colonizing expedition toRoanoke Islandin present-day North Carolina. Thomas…

Historians Helen Rountree and Camilla Townsend deconstruct and demystify the legend of Pocahontas in this January 14, 2007, radio broadcast of With Good Reason, hosted by Sarah McConnell and produced by the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities.