Patawomeck Indian Tribe of Virginia

Upcoming Events

 

 

 QUARTERLY MEETING

Sunday July 10, 2016  1:30PM

ANNUAL MEETING

Sunday October 9, 2016  2:00PM

ALL MEETINGS WILL BE

HELD AT BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH

1191 WHITE OAK ROAD

FREDERICKSBURG, VA. 22405

JULY 4TH Village

 Ferry Farm 11-5

SATURDAY AUGUST 6 Village

Library (downtown) 9-3

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 10

CALEDON 9-4

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER

NEW HOPE CHURCH

(date and time to be announced)

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 5

SALEM CHURCH LIBRARY 9-3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    

    

 

 

  

 

 

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Chief John Lightner

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

 

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Membership Coordinator
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P.O. Box 5564.
Falmouth VA, 22403

 

Administrative Asst. to Tribal Council

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540-842-0501
1416 Brent Street
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.

Message From The Chief

 

   Chief John Lightner

 

On May 14th, 2016 the Patawomeck Indian Tribe had a Tribal fundraiser for our Benevolence & Scholarship funds.

With help and hard work from our people, we raised over $8000for these 2 funds.

The money will be split equally between both funds,

 

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Your 2016 dues are due July 1st, 2016.

Dues are $20.00. payable to:

Patawomeck Indian Tribe of Virginia Inc.

 

Mail checks to:

Dennis Harding

98 Belle Plains Road.

Fredericksburg, VA 22405

 

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Next quarterly meeting will be held on July 10th, 2016

Bethel Baptist Church

1193 White Oak Road

Fredericksburg, VA 22405

 

Annual meeting is on Sunday, October 9th, 2016

Bethel Baptist Church

1193 White Oak Road

Fredericksburg, VA 22405

 

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Language Classes begin October 2016 @ Bethel Baptist Church