Tag Archives: Jamestown
Federal Recognition for Virginia Tribes
Dealing with policies such as federal recognition has been said to be degrading. “The disregard of such tribes seems like the cause of their “disappearance” in today’s age.
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Thanksgiving, a Tradition for Virginia Tribes
The Mattaponi and Pamunkey tribes of Virginia are two of the oldest tribes in the United States that mark Thanksgiving with the giving of food.
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