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E141B91P09ProceresRoanoack.jpg
A man described as the leader of the Roanoke Indians is depicted from the front and rear in this colored engraving by Theodor de Bry based on a watercolor painting byJohn White. Adding considerable detail to White's eyewitness sketch, de Bry attempts…

E141B91-p11Senis.jpg
An elderly Indian man poses in front of the palisaded town of Pomeiooc in this colored engraving by Theodor de Bry based on a watercolor painting byJohn White. Adding considerable detail to White's eyewitness sketch, de Bry attempts to depict the…

E141B91-P1AdmirandaNarratio.jpg
Figures of Indians, as well as copious fruits and vegetables that highlight Virginia's abundance, embellish the title page of a 1590 Latin edition of Thomas Hariot'sA briefe and true report of the new found land of Virginia. The book, initially…

E141B91P20VirginienfiumFaltaXVIII.jpg
Indian men and women dance around a circle while three young women embrace in this colored engraving by Theodor de Bry based on a watercolor painting by John White. Adding considerable detail to White's eyewitness sketch, de Bry attempts to depict…

E141B91NobilisVirgoExSecota.jpg
An Indian woman covering her breasts with her arms is depicted from the front and back in this colored engraving by Gysbrecht van Veenbased on a watercolor painting by John White. Adding some detail to White's eyewitness sketch, van Veen attempts to…

E141B91P25-AliquotHeroumXXIII.jpg
An Indian man is depicted carrying a bow and arrow, a quiver slung across his back, in this colored engraving by Theodor de Bry based on the watercolor paintings ofJohn White. A tattoo is shown on the Indian's back, with various other kinds of…

E141B91-p07Sacerdos.jpg
Two views of an Indian priest from the town of Secotan are shown in this colored engraving by Gysbrecht van Veen based on a watercolor painting by John White. The image shows life as it was lived by the Algonquian-speaking Indians in the Outer Banks…

Iroquoian_lang.jpg
This map shows the distribution of Iroquoian-language speakers among American Indians prior to the arrival of the Europeans. Early Virginia Indians spoke dialects of Algic, Iroquoian, or Siouan, three large linguistic families that include many of…
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