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Karen Kupperman (professor of history at New York University) discusses settlers' knowledge of Indian religion and instances of Indian conversion to Christianity. This audio clip is an excerpt from an interview originally aired during week of…

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Six female American Indians pose for an unknown photographer at the Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute sometime around 1880. Hampton was chartered in 1870 as a land grant school and exclusively served African Americans until 1878, when it…

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Pamunkey Indians pose for an unknown photographer at the Yorktown Centennial, celebrating George Washington's victory at the Battle of Yorktown. Festivities were held from October 18 until October 21, 1881. Standing from left to right are an…

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Karen Kupperman (professor of history at New York University) vividly retells the creation story of the Powhatan Indians. This audio clip is an excerpt from an interview originally aired during week of September 30, 2006 on the radio program With…

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James Horn, author of numerous books on colonial America, and Douglas Foard, expert on Spanish history at George Mason University, describe the remarkable story of Virginia Indian Paquiquineo, also known by the Spanish as Don Luís de Velasco.…

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Chickahominy Indians pose in regalia at an unknown location sometime after 1920. They are probably in Richmond to present their annual tribute to the governor.The annual ceremony honored the terms of the treaty ending the Third Anglo-Powhatan War…

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A painted and framed photograph of Reverend Thomas W. Langston, a member of the Pamunkey tribe, was taken in October 1899 and indicates his birth date as September 24, 1839. The photographer was the prolific De Lancey W. Gill (1859–1940), who…

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The Dennis family, all members of the Pamunkey tribe, poses under a tree at a place called the Old Spring for an unknown photographer sometime late in the nineteenth century. From left to right are Thomas Dennis, Keiziah Dennis (1833–1917),…

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Pamunkey tribal member Keziah Dennis (1833–1917) poses for an unknown photographer in 1899. The location of the photograph is also unknown.

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Pamunkey tribal member Theophilus Dennis poses in a suit and tie for photographer De Lancey W. Gill in an unknown location sometime around 1899.Gill (1859–1940) was a prolific photographer for the Smithsonian Institution's Bureau of American…

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