Category Archives: Monacan

Tuscaroras and Monacans

On the 1755 Lewis Evans map, in what is today Amherst, Bedford and Nelson County, Virginia, areas, the Tuscarora or Monacans are clearly marked. The David Rumsey map collection allows you to navigate and zoom in and out on this … Continue reading

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Are the Monacan the Tutelo?

A Tutelo Heritage: An Ethnoliterary Assessment of Chief Samuel Johns’ Correspondence with Dr. Frank G. Speck by Jan Hansford C. Vest (2006) This paper by Jay Vest is most interesting, but within it, may well be an unpolished gem and the … Continue reading

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From Nansemond to Monacan: The Legacy of the Pochick-Nansemond among the Bear Mountain Monacan

Jay Hansford C. Vest wrote an article which was published in 2003 titled From Nansemond to Monacon: The Legacy of the Pochick-Nansemond among the Bear Mountain Monacon (American Indian Quarterly, Summer/Fall 2003, Vol 21, No 3 and 4). The article discusses in depth the history of … Continue reading

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