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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…

An Indian medicine man appears to be in the midst of a ritual dance in this engraving by Gysbrecht van Veen based on an earlier watercolor painting by John White. The image is one of a series that portrayed the lives of the Algonquian-speaking…

Two Indian chiefs, orweroances, are 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 life as it was lived by the…

An Indian man is depicted carrying a bow and arrow, a quiver slung across his back, in this colored engraving by Theodor de Bry based on the watercolor paintings ofJohn White. A tattoo is shown on the Indian's back, with various other kinds of…

Two views of an Indian priest from the town of Secotan are shown in this colored engraving by Gysbrecht van Veen based on a watercolor painting by John White. The image shows life as it was lived by the Algonquian-speaking Indians in the Outer Banks…

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…

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…

Rappahannock chief Otho S. Nelson (1883–1967) shoots a wooden crossbow in a snowy yard with a clapboard house in this photograph by Frank G. Speck dated January 1942. Speck (1881–1950) was a native of New York and a professor of…

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…

An "aged" Indian wears a full-fringed deerskin mantle in this watercolor by John White, the English artist who in 1585 accompanied a failed colonizing expedition to Roanoke Island in present-day North Carolina. Thomas Hariot, who accompanied White…