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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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Chief Running Deer, of the Rappahannock Indians, prepares to throw a stone-pointed spear at a fish in the James River at the Jamestown Festival Park. At the time Chiles T. Larson took this undated photograph, Running Deer served as a historical…

Agricultural Field OCT 1899.jpg
An agricultural field, likely on the Pamunkey Indian Reservation in King William County, is the subject of this photograph by De Lancey W. Gill taken in October 1899. Gill (1859–1940) was a prolific photographer for the Smithsonian…

Four Men in Sailboat 1900.jpg
Four men in a sailboat pose for the photographer James Mooney, likely on the Pamunkey Indian Reservation in King William County, sometime in 1900. Mooney (1861–1921) was an Indiana native who worked for the Smithsonian Institution's Bureau of…

Four Men Fishing from Boats 1900.jpg
Four Chickahominy men fish from rowboats in this photograph by James Mooney taken somewhere in Virginia in 1900. Mooney (1861–1921) was an Indiana native who worked for the Smithsonian Institution's Bureau of American Ethnology compiling…

Man near Row Boats in River 1900.jpg
A Chickahominy man, wearing a suit and tie and carrying a hat and cane, poses in front of a rowboat docked at the bank of a river. The photograph, by James Mooney, was taken somewhere in Virginia in 1900. Mooney (1861–1921) was an Indiana…

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Three rowboats sit on what may be the Chickahominy River in this photograph by James Mooney taken in 1900. Mooney (1861–1921) was an Indiana native who worked for the Smithsonian Institution's Bureau of American Ethnology compiling information…

Virginia Item et Floridae.jpg
This map of Virginia and the Carolinas by the Dutch cartographer Jodocus Hondius (1583–1612) combines the efforts of two previous mapmakers, John White andJacques le Moyne(ca. 1533–1588), both of whom, unlike Hondius, had visited the…

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This watercolor by English artist John White shows a bird's-eye view of the Indian town of Secoton, or Secotan, in the Outer Banks region of present-day North Carolina. White visited the town in July 1585. White's detailed rendering of the town shows…
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