“Tribal Truths” Exhibition
This new exhibition features artwork from the Tribal Truths Podcast’s logo competition, submitted by Indigenous artists with winning entries selected by Virginia tribal leaders.
Savannah Baber Named New Coordinator for Virginia Indian Programs
Charlottesville—Virginia Humanities announced today that Savannah Baber is serving as the new Coordinator for Virginia Indian Programs. The position, established in 2007, is responsible for working with tribal nations throughout …
Reclaiming Two-Spirits: How Native Americans Revitalized an Almost Lost Tradition
Join the Frontier Culture Museum for the next installment of its 2023 Lecture Series.
D. Brad Hatch, David Onks IV and Reagan Andersen
Four years ago, Dr. D. Brad Hatch was one of just two members of the Patawomeck Indian tribe who knew how to weave an eel pot. Now Brad is teaching fellow tribal members David Onks IV and Reagan Andersen how to make eel pots as part of the Virginia Folklife Program’s 2022-23 Apprenticeship Program cohort.
The Nottoway Indian Tribe of Virginia
In November, our Encyclopedia Virginia published a new entry on the Nottoway Indian Tribe of Virginia. We talked to Chief Lynette Allston about what the Nottoway tribe looks like today and what it meant to be part of the group of tribal members who created the new entry.
Telling Their Story: The Nottoway Indian Tribe of Virginia
Encyclopedia Virginia editor Patti Miller and Nottoway tribal citizens Rufus Kelly and Beth Roach discuss EV’s new entry on the history and culture of the Nottoway Indian Tribe of Virginia and the …
Aware 2022 Exhibition
The Aware ’22 Exhibition features artwork that honors our local Native American populations as well as a large community art installation called The Feather Project. Over 1400 feathers have been …
6th Annual Pocahontas Reframed Film Festival
The Pocahontas Reframed Film Festival aims to raise awareness about Native American language, cultures, and societies by showcasing great films by and about Indigenous peoples. The Festival brings together artists, …
Join historian, author, and Virginia Humanities Fellow Gregory D. Smithers for a discussion of his new book, Reclaiming Two-Spirits: Sexuality, Spiritual Renewal & Sovereignty in Native America in person at the …
Virginia Tribal Communities Tell Their Own Stories
In Encyclopedia Virginia
The question of how Indigenous stories are told—and by whom—is part of a long-overdue reckoning with the mainstream historical narrative in VA…
Film Festival Showcases Native Perspectives
Q&A with Pocahontas Reframed’s festival director Bradby Brown
In the five years since the inception of The Pocahontas Reframed Film Festival, it has grown to become the largest Native American film festival on the East Coast. Scroll through the program roster, and the secret to the festival’s success becomes obvious.