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Powhatan Indian World

Explore Powhatan culture using reproduction artifacts. Learn how Virginia Indians in the Eastern Woodlands used natural resources to produce tools, clothing, houses, and food. Discover how gender roles and the seasons shaped the lives of the Powhatan men, women and children.

 “The instructor was wonderful! She got my students up and moving and kept their attention during the whole program. They loved getting to touch all of the materials that she brought with her. Even my most reserved children were anxious to participate.” – 2nd grade teacher, Chesapeake
2008 SOLs:

2.2; 2.4c,d; 2.7; 2.8; 2.9; VS.1; VS.2; VS.3g

2015 SOLs:

2.1; 2.2; 2.3a; 2.7; 2.8; 2.9; 2.10; VS.1; VS.2; VS.3g


To book a tour or program, contact reservations:

(757) 253-4939 • (888) 868-7593 • fax (757) 253-4997 • group.reservations@jyf.virginia.gov

Consult the Outreach Checklist to prepare for our visit.