First People: The Early Indians of Virginia

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University of Virginia Press, 2006 - History - 96 pages
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Incorporating recent events in the Native American community as well as additional information gleaned from publications and public resources, this newly redesigned and updated second edition of First People brings back to the fore this concise and highly readable narrative. Full of stories that represent the full diversity of Virginia’s Indians, past and present, this popular book remains the essential introduction to the history of Virginia Indians from the earlier times to the present day.

 

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Contents

In Search of the Indians of Virginia i
1
Early Hunters
8
Dispersed Foragers
16
Sedentary Foragers
23
Farmers
31
European Contact 16071800
47
Virginias Indians 1800s to the Present
67
Indian Tribes in Virginia Today
73
Protection of Native American Archaeological Sites
79
Qlossary
85
Additional Resources
91
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Keith Egloff is Assistant Curator at the Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Deborah Woodward, an editor and writer, develops and produces Web content, books, magazines, and films.

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