Indians of Virginia

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Tribes and Bands of Virginia

The following list of American Indians who have lived in Virginia has been compiled from Hodge's Handbook of American Indians...[1] and from Swanton's The Indian Tribes of North America[2].

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

Reservations

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

Reference

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

References

  1. Hodge, Frederick Webb. Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico. Washington D.C.:Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethonology, Bulletin #30 1907. Available online.
  2. Swanton John R. The Indian Tribes of North America. Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin #145 Available online.