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Carolina Potters.jpg
In this historical painting by Martin Pate, three Indian women in the present-day Carolinas kneel on mats and make ceramic pottery during the Late Woodland Period (AD 900–1650). Archaeologists and anthropologists believe that it was during this…

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Werowocomoco Unearthed.mp3
When Robert and Lynn Ripley purchased a 300-acre farm in Gloucester County, they knew that archaeologists suspected it was once the home of Powhatan, the Indian chief who reigned when the first English settlers moved into Virginia. Researchers…

Mildred_Moore.mp3
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.

Christine_Custalow.mp3
Karenne Wood, director of theVirginia Indian Programat theVirginia Foundation for the Humanities, interviews Christine Custalow, a member of the Mattaponi Tribe, at her home on the Mattaponi Reservation in King William County.

Rappahannock - Page 42.jpg
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…

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…

Mattaponi - Page 34.jpg
This pot is a piece of classic blackware by Christine Custalow, a member of the Mattaponi tribe. The pottery is formed with coils of clay, then covered in pine needles and wood and fired in an outdoor kiln to create a black finish. For more…

Eastern Chickahominy - Page 32.jpg
This classic-style wood-fired pot is the work of Roberta Manakin Adkins (Eastern Chickahominy). The photograph, by Mathias Tornqvist, was originally published inThe Virginia Indian Heritage Trail(2007), produced by theVirginia Indian Programof…

Chickahominy - Page 30.jpg
This classic-style wood-fired urn is the work of Zelma "Deer in Water" Wynn (Chickahominy). The photograph, by Mathias Tornqvist, was originally published inThe Virginia Indian Heritage Trail(2007), produced by theVirginia Indian Programof…

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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.
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