Patawomeck Indian Tribe of Virginia

Upcoming Events

 

 

Quarterly Meeting

Sunday July14,2019 2pm

Bethel Baptist Church

1193 White Oak Road

Fredericksburg, Va. 22405

 

Library Village Downtown branch

August 10, 2019  9-3

1201 Caroline Street

Fredericksburg, Va. 22401

 

Caledon State Park

Saturday September 7, 2019  10-3

 

New Hope Methodist Church  10-3

Saturday September 28, 2019

Fall Festival

 

Doctors and Flu shot clinic

Saturday October 5, 2019   9-1

Bethel Baptist Church

1193 White Oak Road

Fredericksburg, Va. 22405

 

ANNUAL MEETING

Sunday October 13, 2019  2pm

Bethel Baptist Church

Fredericksburg, Va. 22405

 

Porter Library Stafford County

Saturday November 2, 2019  9-3

 

Patawomeck Craft Show

November 9, 2019 9-3 Applications online

Bethel Baptist Church

1193 White Oak Road

Fredericksburg, Va. 22405

 

 

 

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Chief Charles "Bootsie" Bullock

215 Chapel Green Road
Fredericksburg, VA 22405
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540-834-9620

 

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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
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 2300 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 2019 Craft Show

Saturday, November 9th 9am-3pm

 

Message From The Chief

 

Chief Charles "Bootsie" Bullock

 

 The Patawomeck annual fundraiser is Saturday, May 18th 2019

from 5-7pm at Bethel Baptist Church.

 

Tribal dues are due July 1st of each year

They are $20 for members 18-65.

 

Tribal membership applications MUST be given to the Tribal Council,

Minnie Lightner, or Patricia Reedy. If given to anyone else, they may not

be received by the tribe, and we cannot be responsible for them.

 

The annual meeting will be Sunday, October 13th 2019

at 2pm at Bethel Baptist Church.

 

Language Class begins the 3rd Sunday in October

and will continue through the 3rd Sunday in May.

 

 

 

Chief Emeritus John Lightner

 

 

 

 

 

Chief Emeritus Robert Green