On Friday March 17, 2017 Karenne Wood, director of Virginia Indian programs at Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, delivered the keynote lecture at a conference in London marking the 400th anniversary of …
In 2009, VFH fellow and book artist Frank Brannon, began work with the Oconaluftee Institute for Cultural Arts in Cherokee, Norther Carolina, to revitalize the nearly lost art of Cherokee letter press printing. Now, he talks about his with the Cherokee community, as well as history of the Cherokee written language itself.
In celebration of Native American Heritage Month, we share this poem by Karenne Wood, director of Virginia Indian Programs at VFH.
Karenne Wood talks to WTJU’s Emily Richardson about being named an outstanding woman in Virginia history.
VFH Board member Stephen Adkins served on the school board for Charles City County where he became aware of a void in the way the story of Virginia Indians was told in Virginia history classrooms.