Until recent years, Virginia’s Indian culture was kept invisible. But now the Monacan Indians are experiencing a cultural rebirth, aided by archeological discoveries that shed light on the lives of their ancestors thousands of years ago. Anthropologist Jeff Hantman (University of Virginia) discusses his work at a Monacan village site.
Also featured: Brent Kennedy (University of Virginia’s College at Wise) talks about the Melungeons’ search for identity and community.
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