Archer Kenneth Custalow Sr. was an active member of the Mattaponi tribe throughout his life. He was a skilled wood carver who made Native flutes from various types of wood. He also carved other items, which he enjoyed giving to family members.
Mildred Moore, a Pamunkey potter, is well known for her blackware and for pictograph bowls and plates such as the one shown here. The pictographs tell a story that can be interpreted with an accompanying key.
Carilynn Sue Branham Elliott is a Monacan bead worker who is active in tribal affairs. She is a sister of the former chief, Kenneth Branham. Here she shows neckwear she created--two necklaces and a bolo tie.