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John White’s Archer

This is John White’s 1585 painting of an archer.  His tools, clothing, hair, and jewelry help illustrate features that would’ve been found amongst different Chesapeake tribes.

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A quick article explaining some of the clothing items worn by the Powhatan.

https://www.historyisfun.org/learn/learning-center/how-did-the-powhatan-look-and-dress/

 

An informative video about the clothing and culture of the indigenous peoples in the Chesapeake.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eiaVB27Cw5c

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