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Archaeologist Julia King stands near a 19th-century building that served as a home to chiefs of the Rappahannock tribe.
Archaeologist Julia King stands near a 19th-century building that served as a home to chiefs of the Rappahannock tribe.
A farm road near Warsaw, Va., in an area that once supported the Rappahannock tribe.
A farm road near Warsaw, Va., in an area that once supported the Rappahannock tribe.
Rappahannock Chief Anne Richardson discusses tribal history.
Rappahannock Chief Anne Richardson discusses tribal history.
A stone artifact that was recently found in a cornfield near Warsaw, Va.
A stone artifact that was recently found in a cornfield near Warsaw, Va.
Archaeological work suggests the Rappahannocks were a powerful tribe with a vast range along the river that bears their name. The emerging story undercuts what Western historians have asserted for 400 years about the shape of native culture when the Europeans arrived in America.
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