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Tribes and Bands of Virginia

Cherokee, Chickahominy, Ganawese, Iroquoi, Melungeon, Manahoac, Mattapony, Mehrrin, Monacan, Nahyssan, Nansemonds, Nottaway, Occaneechi, Pamunkey, Powhatan, Saponi, Shawnee, Shendo, Tutelo


Hodge,Frederick Webb. Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico. Washingtotn D.C.; Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of Ethonology, Bulletin #30 1907.
Swanton, John R. The Indian Tribes of North America. Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin #145.


  • Mattapony Reservation:     Tribes: Mattpony
  • Chickahominy Indian Tribe
  • Monacan Indian Tribe
  • Nansemond Indian Tribe
  • Pamunkey Reservation: State, Tribe: Pamunkey
  • United Rappahannock Tribe
  • Upper Mattaponi Indian Tribe


Isaacs, Katherine M., editor. Omni Gazetteer of the United States of America. U.S. Data Sourcebook, Volume 11 Appendices. Bureau of Indian Affairs List of American Indian Reservations, Appendix E. Indian Reservations. Omnigraphics. Inc., 1991.

Indian Schools

Other Repositories

  • John Hopkins University

See Also:

Virginia-Military records for a list of forts

Virginia-History for a calendar of events


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