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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Early Virginia Indian boys and girls were expected to absorb the community's values, including stoicism in the face of hardship, and master the skills necessary to survive and thrive.
Fought from 1609 until 1614 this war pitted the English settlers at Jamestown against an alliance of Virginia Indians led by Powhatan.