Browse Items tagged "state recognition" (9 total)

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 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…

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…

In this excerpt from the radio programWith Good Reason, Chiefs Stephen Adkins (Chickahominy) and Kenneth Adams (Upper Mattaponi) discuss historical and present-day issues facing Virginia’s Indians. The program first aired during the week of…

In this report by Martha Woodroof, Monacan chief Kenneth Branham and assistant chief George Whitewolf, who died in 2010, along with Quinten Talbott, a youth dancer, talk about Monacan history and culture. This is one of five separate features,…

In this episode of the radio program Elder Wisdom with Barbara Roberts, which first aired sometime around 2001, Roberts interviews Monacan chief Kenneth Branham, Karenne Wood, and Hattie Bell Hamilton. Elder Wisdom with Barbara Roberts is produced…

1989 SESSION HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 390 Offered January 24, 1989 Extending state recognition to the Monacan Indian Tribe of Amherst County. Patrons – Marks and Wilkins Referred to the Committee on Rules WHEREAS, at the time of…

Chickahominy Indians pose in regalia at an unknown location sometime after 1920. They are probably in Richmond to present their annual tribute to the governor.The annual ceremony honored the terms of the treaty ending the Third Anglo-Powhatan War…

Chickahominy tribal members visit the Executive Mansion in Richmond on December 10, 1919, to present Governor Westmoreland Davis with game. The annual tribute honored the terms of the treatyending the Third Anglo-Powhatan War (1644–1646). In…