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John White’s Native Woman

John White’s 1585 portrait of ‘One of the Wives of Wingino’ offers an example of Native American tattoos. 

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A short explanation of the role that women and children had in Powhatan society.

https://www.historyisfun.org/learn/learning-center/what-roles-did-men-women-and-children-have-in-powhatan-society/

 

Information from the Mariner’s Museum about the role of women in Powhatan daily life.

https://www.marinersmuseum.org/sites/micro/cbhf/native/nam006.html

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