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Powhatan Map.jpg
A modern map shows the locations of various Indian groups in Tidewater Virginia that in 1607 constituted the Powhatan paramount chiefdom. By 1607, Powhatan had expanded his domain, through a combination of force and diplomacy, to between twenty-eight…

The children of George Major Cook, all members of the Pamunkey tribe, pose for the photographer James Mooney in King William County sometime around 1899. Mooney (1861–1921) was an Indiana native who worked for the Smithsonian…

Four Men in Sailboat 1900.jpg
Four men in a sailboat pose for the photographer James Mooney, likely on the Pamunkey Indian Reservation in King William County, sometime in 1900. Mooney (1861–1921) was an Indiana native who worked for the Smithsonian Institution's Bureau of…

Karenne Wood, director of theVirginia Indian Programat theVirginia Foundation for the Humanities, interviews Mildred Moore, a member of the Pamunkey Tribe, at her home on the Pamunkey Reservation in King William County.

Mildred Moore is a well-known Pamunkey potter who has demonstrated her work in numerous venues across Virginia and beyond. Here she is shown with one of her blackware pots.

Rescue Reenactment.jpg
The Virginia Indian Pocahontas pleads for the life of Jamestown colonist John Smith in this reenactment of the legendary 1607 event. Three hundred years after the dramatic rescue, members of the Pamunkey Indian tribe recreated this scene at the…

Pamunkey - Page 40.jpg
This terra-cotta plate is the work of Kevin Brown (Pamunkey), this blackware vase the work of Joyce "Pale Moon" Krigsvold (Pamunkey), and this terra-cotta bowl the work of Mary A. Bradby (Pamunkey). The photograph was originally published inThe…

A pottery exhibit at the Pamunkey Indian Museum in King William County features pottery dating from the 1930s through the 1970s, illustrating modern and traditional ceramic technologies.

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…

Pamunkey - Page 4.jpg
Nanny and Paul Miles pose for a photograph taken by Samuel Miles sometime in the 1930s. Paul Miles was chief of the Pamunkey Indians from 1933 to 1937. The photograph was originally published inThe Virginia Indian Heritage Trail(2007), produced by…


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