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The Pamunkey man William Terrill Bradby, in traditional dress and holding a club, sits for a portrait by the photographer De Lancey W. Gill in October 1899. Gill (1859–1940) was a prolific photographer for the Smithsonian Institution's Bureau…

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Rappahannock councilor James Johnson, visiting a Nanticoke powwow in Delaware in 1925, sits on a boulder covered by a trade blanket. He wears a feather headdress, fringed shirt, and edged leggings. The photographer Frederick "Fred" Johnson…

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Councilor Robert H. Clarke (Rappahannock), Dorelix Amaf (Nanticoke), and Councilor James Johnson (Rappahannock), wearing feather headdresses, fringed hide shirts, and trade blankets,pose on a wooden plank walkway. The Rappahannocks likely were…

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Two women and two men, wearing traditional clothing, including feather headdresses, necklaces, and fringed clothing, sit on a sandy bank in front of trees and wooden houses. The Rappahannock chief James Johnson is at center, visiting a Nanticoke…

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Rappahannock chief George L. Nelson, wearing an elaborately beaded or embroidered fringed cloth jacket and an upright feather headdress, stands in front of a wooden clapboard house. The photograph may have been taken during a Nanticoke powwow in…

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Susie P. Nelson, wife of Rappahannock chief Otho S. Nelson, wears a finged cloth dress, beaded necklace, and feather and beaded headband in this outdoor portrait taken at a Nanticoke powwow in Delaware in 1927. The photographer Frederick "Fred"…

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Webster "Little Eagle" Custalow, chief of the Mattaponi Indians (left), and Norman "Chief Evening Star" Custalowdance at a Thanksgiving celebration outside the Virginia State Capitol in Richmond. Virginia governor Charles S. "Chuck" Robb, Chief…

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An Indian priest, or kwiocosukposes in this watercolorbyJohn White, the English artist who in 1585 accompanied a failed colonizing expedition toRoanoke Islandin present-day North Carolina. The hairstyle and rabbit-skin cloak were distinctive in…

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English artist John White's original watercolor of a single Indianweroance, or chief, shows him holding a bow and looking to his right with one arm akimbo. The drawing carries the inscription, "The manner of their attire and painting them selves when…

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Pamunkey chief Tecumseh Deer Foot Cook and a girl stand together outside the Virginia State Capitol in Richmond in front of a dead rabbit and deer while men in suits look on.The annual tribute honored the terms of the treatyending the Third…
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