Dwelling in Communities throughout the Southeastern Counties of Virginia, and surrounding the Nottoway River into the Tidewater area are the present day generation of the "People of the Longhouse...."
Gathering at the Nottoway River
Early history prior to 1607, several distinct groups of Iroquoian speaking native people including the Nottoway lived in the Virginia-North Carolina coastal plain. The Nottoway remained relatively undisturbed by the English Colony expanding from Jamestown during the first half of the seventeenth century... | Read More
A RENAISSANCE WOMAN OF THE NOTTOWAY INDIANS: Edith (Edy) Turner by André L. Williams, Ph.D. | Nottoway Indians live a contemporary lifestyle and we are not frozen in the past. While our community is working tirelessly toward maintaining practices that are rooted in the past, we are diligently working to apply those practices that define our place in contemporary society. Nottoway culture allows our people to deal with the realities of contemporary society, not by embracing a new fad, but continuing to absorb new traditions.... [Read More]
Nottoway children playing by the Nottoway River
Chief Lynette Allston sharing Nottoway History
Nottoway Indian Tribe of Virginia Highlights
Submitted a petition for State Tribal Recognition to the Virginia Council on Indians (VCI) in October 2006.
Chief Lynette Allston and Asst. Chief Archie Elliott share a moment in time with the Military Color Guard at the Inaugural Ball Ais. (All Military Ladies Honor Guard).
Chief Lynette Allston educating the Dumbarton Elementary Students
Fourth Graders Follow Virginia’s Process for Tribe Certification, Get Lesson in Injustice | Article
Nottoway Indian Tribe of Virginia, Inc. 2013 Powwow Information |Here
Chief Lynette Allston was one of the facilitators during a two-day 1619 conference to be held at Norfolk State University on September 21-22, 2012 |
Nottoway Indian Tribe of Virginia Opens Interpretive Center on May 5th, 2012! |Press Release
Secure online donations to"The Virginia Nottoway Indian Circle and Square Foundation" | Here
Tidewater News: "Nottoway Indian Tribe of Virginia, Inc. holds 2011 Powwow" |Here
Nottoway Indian Tribe New Book Releases!
Would you like to support the Nottoway Indian Tribe of Virginia, Inc.? Read more informationon how you can own your copy of this Book, while supporting the Virginia Nottoway Indian Circle and Square Foundation,IRS 501(c)(3) .
DoTraTung- NEW MOON, Volume 1
UNTCHORE, means,"To Eat" in the Nottoway language. Read more information on how you can own your copy! Proceeds from this cookbook help to support the Virginia Nottoway Indian Circle and Square Foundation. All contributions to this project are tax deductible.