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John White’s Pomeiock

John White’s 1585 painting illustrates a palisaded, or fortified, village.  This was a technique used to protect its inhabitants from raiding tribes.

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Additional Links:

An example and explanation for a Powhatan home.

https://www.historyisfun.org/learn/learning-center/what-were-powhatan-homes-like/

 

A video exploring what a Powhatan village may have looked like in the early 17th century.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mcNIInL9gtY

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