Patawomeck Indian Tribe of Virginia

Upcoming Events

QUARTERLY MEETINGS

Sunday January 14, 2018  2pm.

Sunday April 8, 2018  2pm.

Sunday July 8, 2018  2pm.

Annual Meeting

Sunday October 14, 2018  2pm.

All meetings are held at:

Bethel Baptist Church

1193 White Oak Road

Fredericksburg, Va. 22405

 

 Ferry Farm

July 4th 2018   11-5

 

Library (downtown)

August 11, 2018   9-3

1201 Carline Street

Fredericksburg, Va. 22401

 

Caledon State Park

Saturday September 8, 2108   10-3

 

New Hope Methodist Church

Fall Festival

Saturday Sept. 29, 2019 10  -2:30

 

Porter Library

Stafford Va.

Saturday Nov. 3, 2018   9-3

 

Patawomeck Craft Show

Saturday Nov. 10, 2018   9-3

Bethel Baptist Church

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Chief John Lightner

1416 Brent Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
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540-371-4437

 

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Patricia Reedy
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PO Box 7665
Fredericksburg, VA 22404

 

Administrative Asst. to Tribal Council

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540-842-0501
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Fredericksburg, VA 22401

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Welcome to the Official Patawomeck Indian Tribe of Virginia web page

 

 

The Patawomeck tribe of Virginia Indians is based in Stafford County, Virginia, along the Potomac River (Patawomeck is another spelling of Potomac). It is one of Virginia's 11 recognized Native American tribes. The Patawomeck tribe achieved state recognition in February 2010, aided by anthropology research conducted by the College of William and Mary. Today the tribe numbers approximately 1500 members. Eighty percent live within ten miles of their historic village of 
Patawomeck. They are undertaking to revive their historic Algonquian language. In the 17th century, at the time of early English colonization, the tribe was a component of the Powhatan Confederacy. At times it was allied with others in the confederacy, and at others, the Patawomeck allied with the English READ MORE

Announcements

Fee imposed on tribal replacement cards

To cover costs, The Membership Coordinator has implemented a $5.00 fee to Tribal members that request a replacement Tribal Member Card. This decision was approved by the Patawomeck Tribal Council at the Annual Meeting on October 9, 2011.

Apply to the 2017 Craft Show

 

Message From The Chief

 

   Chief John Lightner

 

3rd Annual Patawomeck Fund Raiser

Spaghetti Dinner/Gospel/Bluegrass music

Sonrise, Servants of Light and Jackson Schenemann

Saturday June 23, 2018 5pm

Silent Auction

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Call Minnie 540-842-0501 for Tickets

Tickets $10.00 ( 5 and under FREE )

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Donations for Silent Auction are gladly accepted contact Missy Sullivan (540-379-8501)

Anyone wishing to help contact Minnie Lightner (540-371-4437)

 

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Next quarterly meeting will be held on:

 

 

July 8th, 2018 - 2pm

@

Bethel Baptist Church

1193 White Oak Road

Fredericksburg, VA 22405

 

Annual meeting is on October 14th, 2018 - 2pm

Bethel Baptist Church

1193 White Oak Road

Fredericksburg, VA 22405

 

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Language Classes began October 2017 @ Bethel Baptist Church

and will continue through May 2018