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Bone tools do not often survive at Early Woodland sites. However, it is likely that Early Woodland people used beamers like these ones, found at a Late Woodland site in Halifax County in the southern Piedmont. Beamers were made by cutting a groove…

Bone and shell artifacts do not often survive at Early Woodland sites due to long exposure in the highly acidic soil. However, it is likely that Early woodland people used bone and shell artifacts like these ones, found at a Late Woodland site in…

This photo shows a replica of a deer antler tool found at a site in Orange County in the northern Piedmont. The tool was used to create or repair stone tools by pressure flaking, a method in which a pointed object was used to detach small flakes…

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…

Karenne Wood, director of theVirginia Indian Programat theVirginia Foundation for the Humanities, interviews Branham Whitewolfe, a member of the Monacan Indian Nation, at the Monacan Tribal Center in Amherst County.

This classic-style wood-fired turtle container with lid is the work of Voncie "Bright Eyes" Fortune (Rappahannock). The photograph was originally published inThe Virginia Indian Heritage Trail(2007), produced by theVirginia Indian Programof the…