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A Conversation with Two Chiefs.mp3
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…

Monacan-Encounter.mp3
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,…

Rappahannock-Encounter.mp3
In this report by Jesse Dukes, Rappahannock chief Ann Richardson and assistant chief Mark Fortune discuss native drum and dance traditions. This is one of five separate features, producedby theVirginia Foundation for the Humanities,that aired in May…

Red_Cloud_Owen.mp3
Karenne Wood, director of theVirginia Indian Programat theVirginia Foundation for the Humanities, interviews Powhatan Red Cloud-Owen while the two are driving.

Wayne_Adkins.mp3
Karenne Wood, director of theVirginia Indian Programat theVirginia Foundation for the Humanities, interviews Wayne Adkins, then–second assistant chief of the Chickahominy, at the Chickahominy Tribal Center in New Kent County.

Monacan Harvest.mp3
In this episode of the radio programElder Wisdom with Barbara Roberts, which first aired sometime around 2001, Roberts interviews Monacan tribal members Karenne Wood, Hattie Bell Hamilton, and Lacey Branham on the topic of food and culture. Elder…

03 Elder Wisdom.mp3
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…

Chief Bryant.jpg
Chief Sharon Bryant of the Monacan Indian Nation is shown in this photograph by Bill Johns taken on May 21, 2006, at the annual Monacan powwow in Elon.

Unus Americanus ex Virginia.jpg
This engraving, taken from life, shows an American Indian man wearing a necklace, earrings, and head ornaments. The inscription in the upper left reads, "Unus Americanus ex Virginia" (an American from Virginia), a place name that early in the…

In a letter to the Lynchburg Newsthe Reverend Josiah R. Ellis gives an account of the origin of the Indians in Amherst County. The letter was published in The Southwestern Episcopalian on December 5, 1922.
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