Virginia Indian Program

The Virginia Indian Heritage Program at VFH is helping to redress centuries of historical omission, exclusion, and misrepresentation. It creates opportunities for Virginians of all ages, as well as visitors to the state, to learn about the history and cultures of Virginia Indian people and communities, past and present.

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From Barter,To Buffer,To Be

VFH Grants help establish a permanent exhibit that explores Nottoway of Virginia Indian Life, from Pre-Jamestown to the Present Day

A Short History of Virginia Indians

Encyclopedia Virginia's Brendan Wolfe provides a refresher on the history of Virginia Indians, in celebration of the launch of the Virginia Indian Archive.
Book cover: Red Ink by Drew Lopenzina

Red Ink

Tune in to hear about literacy in American Indian communities, the not-so-lawless Virginia frontier, and the sounds of early America.