Posts Tagged ‘native americans’
June 4, 2012
March 20, 2012
Runaway slave Elizabeth found freedom, family, and equality when she was adopted into the Shawnee tribe. After ten years, she returned to slavery. Hope Smith shares the heartbreaking story behind this selfless act.
January 24, 2011
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September 30, 2010
Learn the remarkable story of Captain Tom Step, a Nottoway Indian who made a career as an emissary between the world he knew and the one the white man was creating in his native home.
September 23, 2010
Members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee re-enact an 18th-century “state visit” to the colonial capital as a tribal delegation portrays a Native American presence from the time period Saturday – Sunday, Sept. 25-26 for modern guests of Colonial Williamsburg’s Historic Area.
Guests may visit the Magazine yard “at the Camp of … Continue Reading »
July 7, 2010
“What we didn’t learn was the fact that the American colonists that came here from the beginning were invading Indian soils and driving the Indians out of their land and committing massacres. The story that is not told in most American textbooks is the deceptions that were played on the Indians, the treaties that … Continue Reading »