Indigenous History of the Chesapeake

It is a common misconception that Indians no longer live in the Chesapeake Bay region. In fact, there are tens of thousands of people in Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, and the District of Columbia who identify as American Indian.

We invite you to learn with us about the thousands of years of Native history, the impact of European settlement and policies on American Indians, and the modern Tribal Nations of the region.

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    Last updated: February 16, 2022

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