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Who Lived Where?

The Native Americans of the 18th century Chesapeake Bay did not write their own history, but through documents like John Smith’s map and journals some of their stories can be learned.

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The National Park Service identifies the tribes in the Chesapeake Bay when English settlement began.

https://www.nps.gov/cajo/learn/historyculture/tribes-and-cultures.htm

 

The National Park Service provides an overview of the Powhatan tribe at the time of English colonization.

https://www.nps.gov/jame/learn/historyculture/chronology-of-powhatan-indian-activity.htm

 

Bucknell University provides some information on the Susquehannock tribe in the early 1600s.

https://www.departments.bucknell.edu/environmental_center/sunbury/website/HistoryofSusquehannockIndians.shtml

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