Patawomeck Indian Tribe of Virginia

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CHIEF

Chief Charles "Bootsie" Bullock

215 Chapel Green Road

Fredericksburg, VA 22405
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540-834-9620 

 

TREASURER

Price Jett

638 Kings Highway

Fredericksburg, VA 22405
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804-467-0897 

 

HISTORIAN / MEMBERSHIP

Patricia Reedy

P.O. Box 7665

Fredericksburg, VA 22404
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ADMINISTRATIVE ASST. TO TRIBAL COUNCIL

Minnie Lightner

1416 Brent Street

Fredericksburg, VA 22401
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540-842-0501 

 

PATAWOMECK TRIBAL CENTER

638 Kings Highway

Fredericksburg, VA 22405
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703-857-0519 

 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


COURSES

How do I sign up for the language class?

There are 3 language classes: Adult Conversational, Youth, and Children Circle.

  • Adult Conversational - Contact Garry Cooper to sign up for this class. Classes normally start the third Sunday in October.
  • Youth - Contact Dave Mosely to sign up for this class.
  • Chidren Circle - Contact Heather Gray to sign up for this class.

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How much does the language class cost?

The fee for language class is $25 this year. Usually this class is provided free to Patawomeck Tribal Members for free, but a fee has been charged due to additional costs related to providing this class virtually.

 

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What language classes are available?

There are 3 language classes: Adult Conversational, Youth, and Children Circle.

 

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Can I pay for the language class online?

Absolutely. To pay $25 online for the Language Class, select the button below:

 

 

 

You can also pay for language classes by check. Checks should be made out to Patawomeck Indian Tribe Of Virginia.

Please mail checks to:

Treasurer
Price Jett
638 Kings Highway
Fredericksburg, VA 22405

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Are there any other courses available?

The language class is the only class available at this time.

 

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I'm not a member of the Tribe. Will I be able to take a course offered by the Tribe?

At this time, courses are only available to Tribal Members, but we hope to have this option available to the general public at some point, so check back for updates.

 

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I would like to donate. What do I need to do?

You can donate online or by mail. To donate online, select the button below.

 

 

 

To donate by mail, checks should be made out to Patawomeck Indian Tribe Of Virginia.

Please mail checks to:

Treasurer
Price Jett
638 Kings Highway
Fredericksburg, VA 22405

There are several funds that you could support with your donation:

  • $60 Christmas Basket Donation – funds are used to provide Christmas Dinner for a family in need. Thanks to generous donors like you, we’ve been able to provide Christmas Baskets to 20-23 families in need each year!
    • To make a Christmas Basket donation online, select the button below:
  • Christmas Basket Donations are also accepted by mail. Checks should be made out to Patawomeck Indian Tribe Of Virginia. Please mail checks to:

Treasurer
Price Jett
638 Kings Highway
Fredericksburg, VA 22405

For more information on donations, check out our Donation page.

 

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Is my donation tax deductible?

Absolutely! Patawomeck Indian Tribe of Virginia, Inc. is a registered 501(c)(3) tax-exempt corporation. All contributions are tax deductible.

 

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MEMBERSHIP

What are the requirements for membership?

We welcome all people of legally documentable Patawomeck Indian lineage who are dedicated to reviving and keeping alive the heritage of our ancestors to become active members of the Patawomeck Tribe if they meet the requirements listed below.

  • Your family must be listed on the 1860 census of the White Oak area of Stafford County or closely surrounding area (such as the city of Fredericksburg or Pasapatanzy in King George.
  • Your family must have interacted with the White Oak or closely surrounding area in the 20th century.

For a complete list of details including membership qualifications, documentation required, and the membership application, check out our Membership page

 

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How much are dues?

Dues are $25 for member ages 18 – 65. Tribal Dues are due by July 1st each year. For more information on dues, check out our Dues page.

 

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Can I pay for dues online?

Absolutely. To pay $25 online for Dues, select the button below:

 

 

 

You can also pay for dues by check. Checks should be made out to Patawomeck Indian Tribe Of Virginia.

Please mail checks to:

Treasurer
Price Jett
638 Kings Highway
Fredericksburg, VA 22405

 

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I am over age 65, but would still like to pay dues. Is that a problem?

Not at all. The Tribe would greatly appreciate the support.

 

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Can I pay my dues with a Patawomeck Gift Card?

Yes. Dues can be paid with a Patawomeck Gift Card.

 

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I need a replacement Tribal Card. What do I need to do?

Email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call us at (703) 857-0519. There is a $5.00 fee for each replacement card request. Cash, check, or credit card is an acceptable method of payment. Please include the following information:

  • Full Name
  • Mailing Address
  • Reason for the change (lost, name change, etc.)

If your reason is a name change, please include both the name on your current tribal card and indicate the full name you wish to change it to.

To pay for your replacement card online, select the button below:

 

 

 

If you wish to pay by check, it should be made out to Patawomeck Indian Tribe Of Virginia and mailed to:

Administrative Assistant to the Tribal Council
Minnie Lightner
638 Kings Highway
Fredericksburg, VA 22405

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I just receive my Tribal Card and some of the information is incorrect. What do I need to do? Will I be charged the $5 replacement fee?

You will not be charged the $5 replacement fee for card that you just received with incorrect information on it. Email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call us at (703) 857-0519 and let us know the information that is incorrect. We will send you a Tribal Card with the correct information. Please include the following information:

  • Full Name
  • Tribal Number
  • The information that needs to be corrected

 

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ONLINE TRIBAL STORE

Thank you for shopping at the Patawomeck Indian Tribe of Virginia’s Tribal Store. The Tribe is committed to providing products of high quality and value to its customers.

Select one of the options below that closely relates to your question to jump ahead.

 

General | Gift Card | Payment | Returns | Shipping | Size Charts


GENERAL

What are the shipping and return policies?

For specific questions relating to the shipping and return policies, select shipping or returns (whichever is applicable) to jump to that section. Otherwise, the complete shipping and return polices are on our Policies page.

 

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What are cookies? Do I need to enable cookies on my browser?

Yes, our site uses cookies. We obtain certain information using automated technologies such as cookies so you will need to enable cookies on your browser. Cookies enable us to provide you with exceptional customer service, and personalized your experience to better serve you.

A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser from a web site and it stored on your computer’s hard drive. If your browser’s preferences allow it (most browsers are installed with cookies enabled), each web site can send its own cookie to your browser. To protect your privacy, cookies do not store personal information but instead use anonymous unique identifiers. Each web site can only access the cookies they have sent to your hard drive, not the cookies sent by other web sites.

You will need to enable cookies on your browsers to enjoy all the shopping features on the Patawomeck Tribal Store. Cookies need to be enabled on your browser so you can add products to your shopping cart.

For more information about how we use cookies, See Our Privacy Policy.

 

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GIFT CARD

Do you offer Patawomeck Gift Cards and/or e-Gift Cards?

Yes! If you’re looking for the perfect gift or just doing some last minute shopping, Gift Cards are the perfect solution for you! Give one today!

For more information about gift cards, See Our Gift Card Policy.

 

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How do I redeem my Patawomeck Gift Cards and/or e-Gift Cards?

Redeeming your gift card is easy!

Place all of the items in your shopping cart and proceed to checkout. Under Your Payment Information:

  • Select Charge > Gift Cards
  • Enter the 16 digit redemption code > tap Charge to select a payment card for the transaction
  • Complete the payment flow

For more information about gift cards, See our Gift Card Policy.

 

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How do I check the balance on my gift card?

  • For physical gift cards, you may check your Gift Card balance at any time online here.
  • For e-Gift Cards, you will be able to check the balance from the original e-Gift Card email by clicking on the "View Your e-Gift Card" button. The page will have information about the card balance, transaction history, methods for redemption, and the original gifting message.

 

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Can I add money to my gift card?

Yes, you can add money to your Gift Card by calling the Patawomeck Tribal Center at 703-857-0519.

 

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PAYMENT

What are the acceptable forms of payment for my purchase?

Acceptable methods of payment include: Cash, Checks, Credit Cards, Debit Cards, and Patawomeck Gift Cards.

For more information about payment, See Our Payment Policy.

 

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Do you allow Cashier’s Checks or Money Orders?

No. At this time the Patawomeck Indian Tribe Of Virginia does not accept Cashier’s Checks or Money Orders.

 

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Do you accept international credit cards?

No. At this time the Patawomeck Indian Tribe Of Virginia does not accept international credit cards.

 

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Do you charge sales tax on any items?

Yes, we charge sales tax on all our merchandise.

For more information about sales tax, See our Sales Tax Policy.

 

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What can cause my order to be delayed?

Answer Here.

 

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RETURNS

Can I return an item? What is the return policy?

If you are not 100% satisfied with your purchase, you can return your item(s) for a full refund within 30 days of the delivery date with the original packaging. Your item must be unused and in the same condition that you received it. For exchanges and returns, you will be responsible for paying your own shipping costs. We’ll pay the return shipping costs if your item arrived with damages incurred during shipping.

You should expect to receive your refund within 2 weeks of us receiving your item(s) back; however, in many cases you will receive a refund more quickly. This period includes time for us to receive and inspect your return, process it into inventory, and complete your refund. Depending on your bank or credit card company, it may take an additional 2-10 business days after your credit is applied for it to post to your account.

If you need to return an item, please Contact Us with your order number and details about the item(s) you would like to return. We will respond with instructions for how to return items from your order.

For more information about returning an item, See Our Returns & Refunds Policy.

 

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How do I make changes to an order I’ve already placed?

To make changes to an order you’ve already placed, contact us by email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call us at (703) 857-0519. We will do our best to help accommodate your changes, but it will depend on where your order is in the shipping process. We cannot guarantee your changes can be made. Once your order has been shipped, no changes can be made to your order. At this point, you will have to refer to Our Returns & Refunds Policy.

 

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Can I receive a refund? How long with that take?

Yes, you can return your item(s) for a full refund within 30 days of the delivery date with the original packaging. Your item must be unused and in the same condition that you received it. Once we receive your item, we will issue a refund using the same method as the original payment. Returns without a receipt or items purchased with a gift card, will be refunded as merchandise credit.

You should expect to receive your refund within 2 weeks of us receiving your item(s) back; however, in many cases you will receive a refund more quickly. This period includes time for us to receive and inspect your return, process it into inventory, and complete your refund. Depending on your bank or credit card company, it may take an additional 2-10 business days after your credit is applied for it to post to your account.

For more information about returning an item, See Our Returns & Refunds Policy.

 

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Can I exchange my order instead of return it?

Yes you may. However, you will be responsible for paying your own shipping costs.

Items can be exchanged for a product of equal value.

  • If the item being exchanged is less than the item being requested, the difference in the value of the items will be charged to the customer at the time of the exchange request.
  • If the item being exchanged is greater than the item being requested, the difference in the value of the items will be refunded to the customer once the return item has been received by the Patawomeck Tribal Center. The customer will receive this refund in the same method of original payment.

 

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How long does it take for me to get a refund?

You should expect to receive your refund within 2 weeks of us receiving your item(s) back; however, in many cases you will receive a refund more quickly. This period includes time for us to receive and inspect your return, process it into inventory, and complete your refund. Depending on your bank or credit card company, it may take an additional 2-10 business days after your credit is applied for it to post to your account.

For more information about returning an item, See Our Returns & Refunds Policy.

 

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I am returning an item purchased with a gift card. How does that work?

Orders purchased with a Patawomeck Gift Card will be refunded back to a Patawomeck e-Gift Card for your convenience. New Gift Card codes (16 digit redemption code) will be emailed to your email address on file.

 

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SHIPPING

What are the shipping options?

Currently we only offer standard shipping, but let us know if you need your purchase sooner and we will see if we can accommodate your request. Please note, additional shipping charges may apply.

 

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When will I receive my order?

We ship all in-stock items within 2 weeks depending on holidays, weekends, mail traffic and other conditions; however, in many cases you will receive your order more quickly. When your purchases are shipping through standard USPS methods, please expect up to 3-5 days for delivery.

 

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Where do you ship?

Most likely we will be able to ship items to you, but please Contact Us to see if we can accommodate shipping to your location. Provide us with a physical address and phone number to deliver your package. We do not ship parcels to post office boxes.

For more information about shipping, See Our Shipping Policy.

 

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SIZE CHART

How do I determine my T-Shirt Size?

The T-Shirts are available in a wide selection of sizes: Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, 2X-Large, 3X-Large, 4X-Large. The T-Shirt Size Chart shows the numeric size, bust, waist, and hip measurements associated with each size.

 

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How do I determine my Hoodie Size?

The Hoodies are available in a wide selection of sizes: Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, 2X-Large, 3X-Large, 4X-Large. The Hoodie Size Chart shows the numeric size, bust, waist, and hip measurements associated with each size.

 

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TRIBAL STORE & CULTURAL MUSEUM

Thank you for your interest in visiting the Patawomeck Tribal Center and Cultural Museum. The Tribe is committed to providing quality products and exceptional service to its customers.


Where are you located?

The physical store is located at 638 Kings Highway, less than a mile from George Washington’s Boyhood home, and to the right just after you pass Duff Green Park.

We also sell most of our in store items online at Patawomeck Tribal Store.

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