Sunday Speaker Series – A Variety of Religious Experiences: Natives, Africans and Europeans in Early Virginia

05/16/2021 2:00 pm


Religion of the Powhatan Indians of Virginia

Anthropologist Margaret Williamson Huber explores the religious ideas and practices of the Powhatan Indians, both those of lay people and the shamans, or quiocosucks, including their importance in Powhatan governance. Huber will describe Indian rituals and symbolism as well as Powhatan reactions to Spanish and English attempts to convert them to Christianity. Wine & cheese reception with speaker follows. Tickets: $70.00 for series or $25.00 per in-person presentation.