Tag Archives: Native Americans

We’re #4

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The site where the Ark and the Dove landed, in 1634, belonged to the Yaocomico people.  “…[I]n order to avoid every appearance of injustice and afford opportunity for hostility,” wrote a Jesuit priest who traveled on the Ark, “we bought from … Continue reading

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Are you Pocahantas?

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In the early 1990s, Disney announced plans for a new theme park based on American history, to be built in the Virginia suburbs of DC.  The (very rich and powerful) locals fought against it – for many reasons including the feeling that Disney would … Continue reading

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Not Your Disney’s Jamestown

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“Is that William Kelso?” asked Kathie.  She was looking toward a cluster of people around an archeological dig at Jamestown, Virginia.  I wasn’t sure which person in the cluster she was talking about, but since I had no clue who … Continue reading

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The Sublime

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When we told him that we were going to Natural Bridge one morning, our innkeeper warned us, “Don’t be put off by the tacky gift shop, where you buy your ticket.  I’ve had guests who have just turned around and … Continue reading

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