Powhatan Tribal Artisans: Contemporary Virginia Indian Potters

May 23, 1980 – July 6, 1980

National Museum of Natural History
10th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC

1st Floor, Learning Center Floor Plan

On view are nearly 90 pieces of pottery made by southeastern Virginia's Powhatan Indians, some of it in traditional styles. Accompanying photographs show artists at work and description of materials and tools. Items on loan are from the Powhatan Cooperative, involving 5 tribes: Chickahominy, Mattaponi, Pamunkey, Rappahannock, and Upper Mattapori.