Patawomeck Indian Tribe of Virginia

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QUARTERLY TRIBAL MEETINGS

Sunday January 8, 2017       2pm.

Sunday April 9, 2017           2pm.

Sunday July 9                     2pm.

All Quarterly meetings are held at:

Bethel Baptist Church

1193 White Oak Road

Fredericksburg, Va. 22405

ALL quarterly meetings are OPEN to ALL Tribal members.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    

    

 

 

  

 

 

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Chief John Lightner

1416 Brent Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
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540-371-4437

 

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Membership Coordinator
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P.O. Box 5564.
Falmouth VA, 22403

 

Administrative Asst. to Tribal Council

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540-842-0501
1416 Brent Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22401

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Welcome to the Official Patawomeck Indian Tribe of Virginia web page

 

 

The Patawomeck tribe of Virginia Indians is based in Stafford County, Virginia, along the Potomac River (Patawomeck is another spelling of Potomac). It is one of Virginia's 11 recognized Native American tribes. The Patawomeck tribe achieved state recognition in February 2010, aided by anthropology research conducted by the College of William and Mary. Today the tribe numbers approximately 1500 members. Eighty percent live within ten miles of their historic village of 
Patawomeck. They are undertaking to revive their historic Algonquian language. In the 17th century, at the time of early English colonization, the tribe was a component of the Powhatan Confederacy. At times it was allied with others in the confederacy, and at others, the Patawomeck allied with the English READ MORE

Announcements

Fee imposed on tribal replacement cards

 

To cover costs, The Membership Coordinator has implemented a $5.00 fee to Tribal members that request a replacement Tribal Member Card. This decision was approved by the Patawomeck Tribal Council at the Annual Meeting on October 9, 2011.

Message From The Chief

 

   Chief John Lightner

 

There will be a fundraiser for the building fund on May 20th, 2017 at Bethel Baptist Church.

Music by: Sonrise, Servants of Light, & Special Guest

5pm * $10 (5 & Under Free)

 

Bethel Baptist Church

1193 White Oak Road

Fredericksburg, VA 22405

 

If you have any questions of would like to donate anything for the silent auction

please call 540-842-0501 

 

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Your 2017 dues are due July 1st, 2016.

Dues are $20.00. payable to:

Patawomeck Indian Tribe of Virginia Inc.

 

Mail checks to:

Dennis Harding

98 Belle Plains Road.

Fredericksburg, VA 22405

 

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Next quarterly meetings will be held on:

April 9th, 2017

and

July 9th, 2017

@

Bethel Baptist Church

1193 White Oak Road

Fredericksburg, VA 22405

 

Annual meeting is on  October 8th, 2017

Bethel Baptist Church

1193 White Oak Road

Fredericksburg, VA 22405

 

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Language Classes began October 2016 @ Bethel Baptist Church