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European colonists arriving in Virginia may have been greeted with "Wingapo." Indians have lived in what is now called Virginia for thousands of years. While we are still learning about the people who inhabited this land, it is clear that Virginia history did not begin in 1607. If you ask any Virginia Indian, "When did you come to this land?", he or she will tell you, "We have always been here." Explore this collection to learn more about the people called Virginia Indians.

Virginia's First People Past and Present Virginia Department of Education

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European colonists arriving in Virginia may have been greeted with "Wingapo." Indians have lived in what is now called Virginia for thousands of years. While we are still learning about the people who inhabited this land, it is clear that Virginia history did not begin in 1607. If you ask any Virginia Indian, "When did you come to this land?", he or she will tell you, "We have always been here." Explore this collection to learn more about the people called Virginia Indians.

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    The Virginia Indians: Meet the Tribes

    The Virginia Indians: Meet the Tribes

    K.1; 2.2; 2.4; VS.2; VS.3; VS.4; USI.3; USI.4; WHII.4; VUS.2; VUS.6

    • 25 min

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