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Virginia Indians dance at the Virginia Indian Heritage Day at Jamestown Settlement, Williamsburg. Pictured from left: (?), Glenn Cannaday, Wayne Adkins, Jerry Fortune, Jacob Fortune-Deuber, Faye Fortune.

Virginia Indians perform a traditional Welcome Dance for Queen Elizabeth II of England at her visit to the State Capitol in Richmond, 2007.

Mary Belvin Wade (Monacan) president of the Virginia Indian Tribal Alliance for Life, with Powhatan Red Cloud-Owen (Chickahominy) at a Chickahominy tribal event. Wade died in 2003.

Virginia Indians perform a Canoe Dance at the "Big Day Out" event in Kent County, England, June 2006. From left: Jessica Canaday, Keith Smith, Barbara Williams, Glenn Cannaday, Faye Fortune, Adam (?), Judy Fortune, Jerry Fortune.

This map depicts the three language groups, or cultural configurations, living in present-day Virginia when the English colonists arrived in 1607.

This photo is part of the display on view at the historic site of Fort Christanna in Brunswick County. It shows a drawing of the fort and an image of it, as well as a written description.

This map depicts lands claimed by the Cherokee nation prior to its land cessions to English colonial authorities. The lands in Virginia were ceded in 1763.

Created by Simon van de Passe, this 1616 engraved portrait of the Virginia Indian Pocahontas is the only known image of her made from life. The Dutch artist was working in London that year when Pocahontas arrived in England with her husband, John…

Created by an unknown artist, this portrait depictsthe Virginia Indian Pocahontasand is based on a 1616 engraving by Simon van de Passe, which is the only known image of her made from life. The caption reads: "Matoaks als Rebecka daughter to the…

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…