Patawomeck Indian Tribe of Virginia

Upcoming Events

Fund Raiser for Stafford

High School Football Team

January 12, 2019 5pm

Stafford High school cafeteria

TICKETS $10.00 each

 

 

QUARTERLY MEETINGS

 

Sunday January 13, 2019

 

Sunday April 14, 2019

 

Sunday July 14, 2019

Annual Meeting  Sunday October 13, 2019

All meetings to be held at:

Bethel Baptist Church

1193 White Oak Road

Fredericksburg, Va. 22405

 

 

 

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Chief John Lightner

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

 

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Patricia Reedy
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PO Box 7665
Fredericksburg, VA 22404

 

Administrative Asst. to Tribal Council

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540-842-0501
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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.

Apply to the 2018 Craft Show

Saturday, November 10th 9am-3pm

 

Message From The Chief

 

   Chief John Lightner

 

3rd Annual Patawomeck Fund Raiser

Spaghetti Dinner/Gospel/Bluegrass music

Sonrise, Servants of Light and Jackson Schenemann

Saturday June 23, 2018 5pm

Silent Auction

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Call Minnie 540-842-0501 for Tickets

Tickets $10.00 ( 5 and under FREE )

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Donations for Silent Auction are gladly accepted contact Missy Sullivan (540-379-8501)

Anyone wishing to help contact Minnie Lightner (540-371-4437)

 

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Next quarterly meeting will be held on:

 

 

July 8th, 2018 - 2pm

@

Bethel Baptist Church

1193 White Oak Road

Fredericksburg, VA 22405

 

Annual meeting is on October 14th, 2018 - 2pm

Bethel Baptist Church

1193 White Oak Road

Fredericksburg, VA 22405

 

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Language Classes began October 2017 @ Bethel Baptist Church

and will continue through May 2018