Indians of Virginia

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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

Reference

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.

Reservations

  • 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

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.

Schools

Hampton Institute


Family History Library

Other Repositories

  • John Hopkins University

Web Sites


See Also:

Virginia-Military records for a list of forts

Virginia-History for a calenda of events