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
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.
Message From The Chief
Chief John Lightner
Spaghetti Dinner/Gospel Songs
Bethel Baptist Church
1193 White Oak Road
Fredericksburg, VA 224005
Call 540-371-4437 for tickets
If you have not pad your dues for 2015 please do so.
Dues are $20.00. payable to:
Patawomeck Indian Tribe of Virginia Inc.
Mail checks to:
98 Belle Plains Road.
Fredericksburg, VA 22405
2016 dues are coming up in July
If you can pay your dues, please do so. The tribe needs your financial support.
Quarterly meetings are all held at
White Oak Fire Dept.
April 10, 2016
July 10, 2016
Annual meeting is in October (Date & Time TBA)