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These assorted bone tools were found at a Late Woodland site in Montgomery County, southwestern Virginia. They include awls, hairpins, a beamer (top), a turtle shell cup or bowl, fish hooks, a needle and other hideworking tools, and a knife made…

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Indian men and women, dressed and undressed, participate in a fire ceremony in this watercolorbyJohn White, the English artist who in 1585 accompanied a failed colonizing expedition toRoanoke Islandin present-day North Carolina.Five people in the…

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Virginia Indian crafts are displayed in June 1941 at the Virginia crafts co-operative on U.S. Highway No. 1, about twenty miles north of Fredericksburg. The photographer, Jack Delano (1914–1997), was a photographer for the Farm Security…

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Marriage-of-Pocahontas-and-Rolfe.jpg
A nineteenth-century child's jigsaw puzzle creates an image of the marriage of Virginia Indian Pocahontas and English colonist John Rolfe, an event officiated by Anglican minister Richard Bucke in Jamestown in 1614. The twenty-piece puzzle made of…

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Two Indian men are portrayed using fire and shells to dig out a canoe in this colored engraving by Theodor de Bry possibly based on a watercolor painting by John White. The image shows life as it was lived by the Algonquian-speaking Indians in the…

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…

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An Indian weroance, or chief, poses in this watercolor by John White, the English artist who in 1585 accompanied a failed colonizing expedition to Roanoke Island in present-day North Carolina. Some scholars argue that this figure represents the…
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