7 Results for tag "American Indian"
American Indian Life Series
A different program each day will examine a specific aspect of American Indian history, society, and role in the American story.
FAQs with our American Indian Interpreters
Get answers to frequently asked questions about the story of American-Indian tribes in Virginia. Read on to learn more about the American-Indian community.
Warriors Stood There
Native American people made a significant contribution to US Armed Forces. Read on to learn how they served and sacrificed their lives to service.
Mocassins are soft-soled footwear unique to each Native-American tribe from North and South America. Read on to learn to make a pair of mocassins at home.
Why we use the term American Indian
For clarity and consistency, The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation has been using the term American Indian since the establishment of the American Indian Initiative program in 2003. The term refers to the peoples of the North American continent and their descendants, who have lived here since before the European settlement began …
American Indian Visitors in Williamsburg
In the 18th century, America Indian delegations were a regular sight in Virginia’s colonial capitol of Williamsburg. During their stay, many of the accommodations, such as an encampment or the expenses incurred at a tavern, would be paid for by the local colonial government. At a time when southeastern and …
5 Things to Know About Navajo Weavings, Adapting Tradition
Thanks to the popularity of Navajo Weavings: Tradition and Trade, the first Native American textiles exhibition at the Art Museums, the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum’s next exhibition featuring Native American textiles opened September 10 in the Mary B. and William Lehman Guyton Gallery.Navajo Weavings: Adapting Tradition features six …