Patawomeck Indian Tribe of Virginia

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CHIEF

Chief Charles "Bootsie" Bullock

215 Chapel Green Road

Fredericksburg, VA 22405
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540-834-9620 

 

TREASURER

Price Jett

638 Kings Highway

Fredericksburg, VA 22405
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804-467-0897 

 

HISTORIAN / MEMBERSHIP

Patricia Reedy

P.O. Box 7665

Fredericksburg, VA 22404
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ADMINISTRATIVE ASST. TO TRIBAL COUNCIL

Minnie Lightner

1416 Brent Street

Fredericksburg, VA 22401
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540-842-0501 

 

PATAWOMECK TRIBAL CENTER

638 Kings Highway

Fredericksburg, VA 22405
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Resources

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AUDIO RESOURCES

Voices Of Stafford

The Stafford County Historical Society has compiled numerous oral interviews with native citizens (native to Stafford County). The following are most notable, because they are all Tribal Members. Click the name of the individual you wish to hear more about.

 

Sally Lou Fitzhugh | D.P. Newton | Louellen Young Silver & Rebecca Young Guy | Robert P. Green| Rebecca Y. Guy | Whitefeather & Guy

Each interview is approximately an hour long. You will also find some biographical information about these Tribal Members there.

 

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BOOK RESOURCES (ADULT)

American Anthropologist

American Anthropologist Jan - Mar 1907 - Virginia Indians. This was the flagship journal of the Anthropological Association recordings and exhibits.

 

 

Archaeological Exploration of Patawomeck Indian Town Site

Excavations by Judge William J. Graham and by T. Dale Stewart of the U.S. National Museum/Natural History from 1935 to 1940 at Potomac Neck in Stafford County, Virginia.

 

 

Archaeological Specimens From New England: The Rappahannock Indians Of Virginia

This series of Indian Notes and Monographs is devoted primarily to the publication of the results of studies by members of the staff of the Museum of the American Indian Heye Foundation, but this section was written by Frank G. Speck.

 

 

 

Chapters On The Ethnology Of The Powhatan Tribes Of Virginia

Written by Frank G. Speck, it contains photos of Luther Newton and two of his daughters.

 

 

 

Pocahontas, Powhatan, Opechancanough: Three Indian Lives Changed by Jamestown

Written by Helen C. Rountree.

 

 

 

Return to Potomac Creek: Archaeology At A Late Prehistoric

Archaeologists from William and Mary Center for Archaeological Research revisited the Potomac Creek site in 1996-1997 with support from the Virginia Department of Historic Resources.

 

 

 

The Algonquian Terms Patawomeke (Potomac) and Massawomeke

1901 study of Algonquian words and place names by William W. Tooker.

 

 

 

The General History of Virginia and New England

Online transcription of 1607 book written by Captain John Smith.

 

 

 

 

The History and Present State of Virginia In 4 Parts

Online transcript of 1705 book written by Robert Beverly.

 

 

 

 

 

The Powhatan Indians of Virginia: Their Traditional Culture

Written by Helen C. Rountree.

 

 

 

The Watermen of White Oak & The Patawomeck Tribe

A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the degree of Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from The College of William and Mary written by William Clark Foster.

 

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BOOK RESOURCES (CHILDREN)

 

A Kid's Guide to Native American History: More Than 50 Activities (A Kid's Guide Series) - Written by Yvonne Wakim Dennis & Arlene Hirschfelder.

 

 

 

Bowwow Powwow - Written by Brenda J. Child & Johnathan Thunder

 

 

 

Children of Native America Today - Written by Yvonne Wakim Dennis & Arlene Hirschfelder.

 

 

 

Encounter - Written by Brittany Luby & Michaela Goade.

 

 

 

Fry Bread - Written by Kevin Noble Maillard & Juana Martinez-Neal.

 

 

 

Jingle Dancer - Written by Cynthia Leititch Smith, Cornelius Van Wright & Ying-Hwa Hu.

 

 

 

 

Keepers of Life - Written by Michael J. Caduto & Joseph Bruchac.

 

 

 

Keepers of the Night - Written by Michael J. Caduto & Joseph Bruchac.

 

 

 

 

Squanto's Journey: The Story of the First Thanksgiving - Written by Joseph Bruchac and Greg Shed.

 

 

 

The First Strawberries: A Cherokee Story - Written by Joseph Bruchac

 

 

 

The Story of the Milky Way: A Cherokee Tale - Written by Joseph Bruchac and Gayle Ross.

 

 

 

We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga - Written by Traci Sorell and Frane Lessac.

 

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GENEALOGICAL RESOURCES

 

Col. Henry Meese, Merchant, Trader, And Son-In-Law Of The King Of Patawomeck - An article written by William L. "Night Owl" Deyo, Tribal Historian Emeritus.

Update On Descendants of Col. Henry Meese - An article written by William L. "Night Owl" Deyo, Tribal Historian Emeritus.

 

 

Jett Family - An article written by William L. "Night Owl" Deyo, Tribal Historian Emeritus.

 

 

Our Patawomeck Ancestors - An article written by William L. "Night Owl" Deyo, Tribal Historian Emeritus.

 

 Patawomeck Connections to Our New Home of "Little Falls" - An article written by William L. "Night Owl" Deyo, Tribal Historian Emeritus.

 

 

Patawomeck Elkins Family - An article written by William L. "Night Owl" Deyo, Tribal Historian Emeritus.

The Patawomeck Family Of Monteith - An article written by William L. "Night Owl" Deyo, Tribal Historian Emeritus.

The Patawomeck Finnall Family - An article written by William L. "Night Owl" Deyo, Tribal Historian Emeritus.

 

 The Patawomeck Newton Family - An article written by William L. "Night Owl" Deyo, Tribal Historian Emeritus.

 

 

 

 The Patawomeck Sullivan Family - An article written by William L. "Night Owl" Deyo, Tribal Historian Emeritus.

 

 

 

 The Wahanganoche Family - An article written by William L. "Night Owl" Deyo, Tribal Historian Emeritus.

 

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VIDEO RESOURCES

 

Becky Guy Tells Her Stafford Story

September 8, 2014, YouTube: Tell Your Stafford Story at Ferry Farm, Duration: 10:27 - "Becky was interviewed at the Fourth of July Celebration at George Washington's Ferry Farm in Stafford County. Becky talks about her involvement as the Language Specialist of the Patawomeck tribe in Stafford County."

 

Bill Deyo Tells His Stafford Story

September 3, 2014, YouTube: Tell Your Stafford Story at Ferry Farm, Duration: 5:39 - "Bill was interviewed at the Fourth of July Celebration at George Washington's Ferry Farm in Stafford County. Bill talks about his involvement as the Historian of the Patawomeck tribe in Stafford County."

 

Darren Schenemann Tells His Stafford Story

August 21 2014, YouTube: Tell Your Stafford Story at Ferry Farm, Duration: 3:03 - "Darren was interviewed at the Fourth of July Celebration at George Washington's Ferry Farm in Stafford County. Darren talks about his involvement as a member of the Patawomeck tribe in Stafford County."

 

Lou Silver aka White Feather

February 10, 2015, YouTube: Tell Your Stafford Story at Ferry Farm, Duration: 10:53 - "Lou sat down with the Tell Your Stafford Story camera crew at George Washington's boyhood home, Ferry Farm, in Stafford County, Virginia. Lou talks about growing up in Stafford and discovering her Patawomeck heritage."

 

NativeAmericanStafford.flv

January 10, 2010, YouTube: Jeff Campbell, Duration: 1:50 - "Some basic information of the Patawomeck Native American Tribe of Stafford County Virginia from current Chief "Two Eagles" Green."

 

Patawomeck Dugout Canoe

June 17, 2007, YouTube: Flack Fizer, Duration: 3:10 - "This handmade poplar wood dugout canoe was made by members of the Stafford County Virginia Patawomeck Tribe. This, it's first use, was on June 17th in the Rappahannock River at Fredericksburg Virginia. In all probability this is the first time in near 300 years that a Native paddler took to the Rappahannock in a dugout canoe."

 

Patawomeck Dugout Canoe--Clip 2

June 26, 2007, YouTube: Flack Fizer, Duration: 2:19 - "This handmade poplar wood dugout canoe was made by members of the Stafford County Virginia Patawomeck Tribe. This, it's first use, was on June 17th in the Rappahannock River at Fredericksburg Virginia. In all probability this is the first time in near 300 years that a Native paddler took to the Rappahannock in a dugout canoe."

 

Patawomeck Tribe In Stafford

August 4, 2016, YouTube: Ted Schubel, Duration: 1:13 - "Chief John Lightner says the Patawomeck Indian Tribe in Stafford prevented Jamestown from becoming a lost colony."

 

Stafford History Minute: Patawomeck Indians

September 15, 2014, YouTube: Stafford County, Duration: 9:24

 

Stafford, Virginia: Our American Story

December 2, 2014, YouTube: Stafford County, Duration: 24:03 - "The official 350th Anniversary movie!" (0:55 through 5:30 of particular importance)

 

Stafford's Founder's Day Parade: 350th Anniversary

May 3, 2014, YouTube: StaffordCountyTourismEconomicDevelopment, Duration: 2:32 - "From George Washington to the present day, Government Island to the new Tech and Research Center, the Trail to Freedom to the Belmont-Ferry Farm Trail, Stafford County has much to celebrate."

 

The Virginia Indians: Meet The Tribes

January 17, 2015, YouTube: DellaYoung, Duration: 25:08 - "I was cast as myself in a supporting role of a student in this documentary produced by the Virginia Department of Education and the Prince William Network." (15:46 through 17:58 of particular importance)

 

Kocoum of the Patawomeck Tribe

November 15, 2019, YouTube: Ancestral Spotlight, Duration: 6.25 - Fact Check: In the video, the narrator states Ka-Okee and Thomas Pettus were married in 1636. However, Ka-Okee and Pettus were married at least by 1630. Their daughter, Christian, was born in 1636.

 

Wayne Newton Testifies 3 VA Tribes Receive State Recognition

April 11, 2011, YouTube: Schilling Media, Inc., Duration: 4:33 - "Patawomecks receive Virginia state recognition a week after Wayne Newton testifies Nottoway tribes are nearly forgotten in the melee -- but also receive recognition Feb 26."

 

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MISCELLANEOUS RESOURCES

Virginia Humanities

 

 

 

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