Their Sitting at Meate

John White’s 1585 image of Native Americans eating shows that meals were a communal activity and that tribes were consuming the natural resources available in their particular regions.


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A description of how the Powhatan acquired food.

An article exploring different foods native people in the Chesapeake region would have eaten.

A description of some of the indigenous peoples’ recreational activities.

An article about games and recreation.