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Mattaponi-Encounter-shortened.mp3
In this report by Peter Solomon, Mattaponi chief Carl Custalow explains the process of fertilization and release that has been practiced at the Mattaponi shad hatchery since the 1920s. This is one of five separate features, producedby theVirginia…

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…

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In a newspaper article headlined "Heart-to-Health Talk with Virginia Red Men" and published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch on August 25, 1908, the writer describes new phonographic technology and how it was used to reproduce, for Indians living in…

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A newspaper article, headlined "Indian Mission Aided by Recent Campaign" and published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch on November 27, 1922, details fund-raising activity at the Monacan Indian Mission near Bear Creek in Amherst County.

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In an article titled "Bear Mountain Mission: To Heal the Body; To Save the Soul," published in the Southwestern Episcopalian in 1923, an unidentified writer describes the medical work being done among Monacan Indians at Saint Paul's Mission in…

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The bearded settler at center, sword in hand, motions to other Jamestown residents to flee the violent scene unfolding during the so-called Jamestown Massacre of 1622, an event Indians call the Great Attack. At his feet, a fellow settler lies gravely…

In an article published in the New Era Progress on October 22, 1908, the Reverend Arthur P. Gray Jr. writes of his missionary work among the Indians of Amherst County.

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These traditional-style honeysuckle baskets are the work of Bertie Branham (Monacan). The photograph was originally published inThe Virginia Indian Heritage Trail(2007), produced by theVirginia Indian Programof theVirginia Foundation for the…

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In this photo by Bill Johns, members of the Monacan Indian Nation speak and perform at the entrance to the Monacan Bridge at its dedication on November 21, 2004. This Lynchburg bypass bridge crosses the James River between Amherst City and…

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In this photo by Bill Johns, members of the Monacan Indian Nation cross the Monacan Bridge at its dedication on November 21, 2004. This Lynchburg bypass bridge crosses the James River between Amherst City and Lynchburg, part of a new US 29 bypass…
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