"In the Beginning, all America was Virginia."
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Pocahontas and the Powhatan Indians

Much of what historians now know about the Indians we call "the Powhatans" is derived from English sources, as the Powhatans had no written language.

Using primary sources as well as replica artifacts created by the Mattoponi Indians, students will learn about what life was like in Virginia before the first English settlers made it their home. Students will identify the various natural resources used by Native American men, women, and children to make their tools and clothing. Students will also be engaged in a discussion about Pocahontas and the myths associated with her.

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