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Colonial Williamsburg: Past & Present: Podcasts


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Jun 13
2011

A Tribal Relic Returns

A lost relic returns to the Pamunkey tribe in a new form. American Indian Initiative Manager Buck Woodard guides us through treaties and time.

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  • Watch the video podcast
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Quicktime 7 (free) is required to view the enhanced and video podcasts.

Nov 8
2010

Williamsburg's Indian School

The Indian School at the College of William and Mary was conceived for the religious conversion of Indians. Professor Jim Axtell shares the storied building's history.

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Apr 19
2010

So Far From Scioto

Four Shawnee men visit Williamsburg as diplomatic hostages in 1774. See their story in "So Far From Scioto," part of Revolutionary City programming. Buck Woodard shares the details.

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Nov 16
2009

The Cherokee Nation

The modern Cherokee Nation is enjoying a renaissance in language and culture. Living History Demonstrator Paula Nelson shares the resurgence.

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Jun 22
2009

Hidden in Plain Sight

What's lost is found, safe in a place it never left. Scott Stephenson describes a rediscovery.

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Jun 15
2009

Cherokee Diplomacy

European and Cherokee cultures converge in Virginia in the 1700s.

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Jan 19
2009

The Native Tongue

Native tribes and colonizers began a dialogue without a word in common. Buck Woodard describes the early exchanges.

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Jan 12
2009

The Chiefdom of Powhatan

Stratified social organization, strategic alliance, and lineage leadership were hallmarks of Powhatan's rule over southeastern tribes. Buck Woodard describes the society that existed before first contact.

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Nov 5
2007

Emissaries of Peace

Adept negotiators in pursuit of peace, the Cherokee tribe endures through centuries of change. Colonial Williamsburg director and producer Linda Randulfe talks about the November 8 Electronic Field Trip, "Emissaries of Peace."

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Jan 1
2007

We Are Starved

The newest book from Colonial Williamsburg's retired Chief Archaeologist Ivor Noel Hume, "Civilized Men" examines the transgressions of humanity in Jamestown.

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Additional resources
  • Read Ivor Noel Hume's article, “We Are Starved” in the Winter 2007 issue of the Journal.
  • Learn more about John Smith's arrival in Jamestown in Dennis Montgomery's "Captain John Smith" from the Spring, 1994 issue of the Journal.

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