HOURS | Monday – Saturday, 8:30 AM – 5:00PM

The Library of Virginia’s Indigenous Perspectives exhibit, supported in part by Virginia Humanities, highlights the commonwealth’s Indigenous history and how the tribes remain a vital part of Virginia’s culture today. View excerpts from video interviews with citizens of Virginia’s 11 federally and state-recognized tribes, archival records from the Library’s collection that were collaboratively selected by the tribes and Library staff members, and objects contributed by the tribes that reflect their traditions and culture.

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.

Our work brings people together and honors our shared humanity.