EXPANDING BOUNDARIES. CHANGING LIVES.
Home
EXPANDING BOUNDARIES. CHANGING LIVES.
0

Powhatan Indians – an Eastern Woodland Tribe

by  Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation

Program image

Explore the lives and society of the Powhatan Indians, an Eastern Woodlands tribe inhabiting regions of Virginia long before 1607. Through inquiry methods and reproduction artifacts, explore the Powhatan Indian culture, including roles of different members of its society, government structure and how the Powhatan Indians used the natural resources in their environment to produce tools, clothing, houses and food.

To book or for more information, please contact:
Sally Stook
(757) 243-4391
distancelearning1@jyf.virginia.gov 

Program Rating

   based on 134 evaluation(s).
Book it!

About This Program

Cost

By Request: $125.00


$50 for Virginia Schools

Length

45-60 minutes


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 1, 2, 3, 4

Minimum participants:

5

Maximum participants:

35


Primary Disciplines

Social Studies/History


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, Blue Jeans, etc...)
Google Hang Out
Zoom
Skype
WebEx
Microsoft Teams



Booking Information

Book it!

Receive this program and 9 more for one low price when you purchase the CILC Virtual Expeditions package. Learn more

For more information contact CILC at (507) 388-3672

Provider's Cancellation Policy

Please give 48 hours’ notice of cancellation to avoid fee. There will be no charge for cancellations due to inclement weather or school closings.

About This Provider

Content Provider logo

 

Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation

Williamsburg , VA
United States

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation shall foster through its living-history museums – Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown – an awareness and understanding of the early history, settlement, and development of the United States through the convergence of American Indian, European, and African cultures and the enduring legacies bequeathed to the nation.

Contact:
Sally Stook
distancelearning1@jyf.virginia.gov
757-243-4391

Program Details

Format

1. The program will begin with an introduction to Jamestown and the Powhatan Indian tribe.
2. We then will discuss aspects of life and culture of the Powhatan.
3. We will look deeper into the relationship between the Powhatan and English upon arrival to Jamestown.
4. We will discuss the Native American culture today.
5. The program will conclude with a question and answer session.

Objectives

1. Students should be able to describe aspects of the life and culture of the Virginia Indians who were living in the Coastal Plain (or Tidewater) in 1607 and who were known by English settlers as the Powhatan Indians.

2. Students should be able to understand the relationship between Powhatan Indian culture and the environment of Virginia.

3. Students should be able to explain how the passing of time and the arrival of English settlers in 1607 have affected Powhatan culture.

4. Students should be able to see how Native American culture remains vibrant and important today.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

VA Sol's: 2.1, 2.3a, 2.7a, 2.9, 2.10, VS.1, VS.2, VS.3g, VS.4b

USI.1; USI.3b,c; USI.4b

State Standards

Virginia
Virginia SOLs: 2.1, 2.3a, 2.7a, 2.9, 2.10, VS.1; VS.2; VS.3g; VS.4b