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In a letter to the Lynchburg Newsthe Reverend Josiah R. Ellis gives an account of the origin of the Indians in Amherst County. The letter was published in The Southwestern Episcopalian on December 5, 1922.

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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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In an article headlined "Bear Mountain or Indian Mission" and published in the Southwestern Episcopalian in 1921, Martin J. Bram describes his experience of the abbreviated conversational style of Indians in Amherst County and judges it a symptom of…

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.

House Joint Resolution No. 390 of the General Assembly of Virginia, dated January 24, 1989, officially recognizes the Monacan Indian Nation of Amherst County.

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Members of the Chickahominy, Pamunkey, and Mattaponi tribes pose for an unknown photographer at an intertribal powwow at the Chickahominy reservation in New Kent County late in the 1920s. Among those present are Jane Miles and Reverend L. H.…

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Members of the Chickahominy, Pamunkey, and Mattaponi tribes pose for an unknown photographer at an intertribal powwow at the Chickahominy reservation in New Kenty County late in the 1920s. Pamunkey chief George Major Cook holds an unknown document.

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Members of the Chickahominy Indian tribe pose for an unknown photographer at an intertribal powwow at an unknown location sometime early in the 1920s. Among those photographed are Mary Holmes (first from left), Curtis J. Wynn (third from left), and…

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Chickahominy, Pamunkey, and Mattaponi Indian children play together at an intertribal powwow in an unknown location sometime late in the 1920s. The photographer is unknown. From left to right are Eldridge Adkins, Opechancanough Adkins, Savannah…

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A child and an elderly woman, both Monacan Indians, pose in the door of a log cabin at the Monacan Indian settlement in Amherst County in 1914. The woman was reportedly the grandmother of forty-three or forty-eight children, most of whom, according…
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