Children of George Major Cook, 1899 King William, Virginia, c. 1899 Left to right: Ottigney Pontiac Cook, George T. Cook, Tecumseh Deerfoot Cook, Captola Cook Pamunkey Tribe

Children of George Major Cook, 1899 King William, Virginia, c. 1899 Left to right: Ottigney Pontiac Cook, George T. Cook, Tecumseh Deerfoot Cook, Captola Cook Pamunkey Tribe

A young Mattaponi girl. Mixed blood. 1900. Small State Reservation, Mattaponi River, King William County, VA. - The Mattaponi were one of six tribes inherited by Chief Powhatan, (Pocahontas' father) in the late 16th century. The tribe spoke an Algonquian language, like other members of the Powhatan Chiefdom. The paramount chiefdom of the Powhatan numbered more than 30 tribes by the time the English arrived and settled Jamestown in 1607.

Parkey Major, a Mattaponi girl, poses for an unknown photographer near West Point sometime around Courtesy of the National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institute.

American – The aboriginals, or copper colored races found here by the Europeans. editions of Noah Webster’s Dictionary -

Pamunkey Indians at the 1907 Jamestown Exposition re-enact how Pocahontas intervened to save Captain John Smith from execution. The Pamunkeys were one of the tribes that formed the Powhatan Confederation at the time of the founding of Jamestown. They are accorded official recognition by the state of Virginia, and retain a small reservation.

Pamunkey Indians at the 1907 Jamestown Exposition re-enact how Pocahontas intervened to save Captain John Smith from execution.

Black Cherokee Indians | Blackfoot Indian called Winnipeg Jack in Color Photo

Native American Indian Pictures: Blackfoot Indian Tribe Pictures and Images Blackfoot Indian called Winnipeg Jack in Color Photo

The Five Civilized Tribes were the five Native American nations—the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Creek, and Seminole—that were considered civilized by Anglo-European settlers during the colonial and early federal period because they adopted many of the colonists' customs and had generally good relations with their neighbors.

Being "civilized" didn't help. Biddy Craft/"The Five Civilized Tribes (Andrew Jackson signed the Indian Removal Act and what was to become the Trail of Tears on May

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