The Sovereign Nations of Virginia Conference seeks to build cooperative relationships between Virginia’s Tribal Nations and state agencies. The 2023 conference, focusing on green economic development on tribal lands, will be held in person and virtually on Thursday, September 14, 2023 at Virginia Crossings Hotel & Conference Center in Glen Allen, Virginia.

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Vanessa Adkins, right, is apprenticing under her cousin Jessica Canaday Stewart learning the finer points of traditional Chickahominy dancing. Photos taken at the Fall Festival and Pow Wow in Charles City on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012.

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