News & Events
- Upcoming events: October 7th Homecoming Bazaar and Scholarship Auction
- Video coverage of the 25th Annual Monacan Nation Powwow
- House Approves bill to federally recognize Monacan Tribe Ahead of Powwow
- Monacan Nation Celebrates 25th Powwow
- For Students - the AIANTA Tourism & Hospitality Scholarship Application is available here. The award amount is up to $1,000 per academic year.
- Apply now for the 2017 Native Youth in Food and Agriculture Leadership Summit
Meeting Schedule Monacan Nation In The News
Women’s Circle will meet the 1st Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Monacan Indian Nation Tribal Center.
September 16 - Council Meeting 2:00
October 7th - Homecoming and Scholarship Auction
October 14th - Belvin Family Reunion - WV Council Meeting
November 18 - Tribal Meeting 2:00
December - No meeting. Holiday Celebration
Tribes break ground on monument to their history in Virginia's capitol
Monument in Capitol Square will recognize legacy of Native Americans in Virginia
Hundreds turn out for hug-a-tree event in Lynchburg
Monacan resting place dedicated to late chief, Sharon Bryant
Monacans, other Virginia tribes clear another hurdle toward federal recognition. - A House Committee has advanced a bill that would give federal recognition to six Indian tribes in Virginia, bringing them one step closer to the end of a multi-year fight for acknowledgment of their place in the nation's history.
CRRL Hosts Karenne Wood on Native American Social Issues Karenne Wood, a member of the Monacan Indian Nation and director of Virginia Indian Programs at the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities will speak at Central Rappahannock Regional Library (CRRL) Headquarters branch, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016.
A recent drum practice featured by WDBJ
Photojournalist Allen Francis and morning anchor Garrett Turner were invited to sit in on a drum practice of some of the members of the Monacan Indian Nation.
Georgia Branch of Huguenot Society to hold spring meeting
Marietta Daily Journal-Mar 31, 2016 They called it Manakintowne after the tribe of Monacan Indians who had lived there. Today, Manakin is in Richmond, Virginia on the James ...
Historian to speak on Monacan Indians in Nelson County
The Daily Progress-Mar 5, 2016 LYNCHBURG — Monacan tribal historian Karenne Wood is set to speak about the early history of Native Americans in Central Virginia at the ...
Archaeologist to present about Monacan Indians Friday
Lynchburg News and Advance-Aug 20, 2015 Indian populations have depended on the James River for survival for at ... Those peoples, including the Monacan Indian Nation of Amherst ...
First VA Native American Tribe Federally Recognized, Others Next?
WSET-Jul 2, 2015 It give a renewed sense of hope to other Native American tribes in Virginia, including the Monacan Indians. The spiritual sounds of the ...
Update: Chief of Monacan Indian Nation Dies After Cancer Battle
WSET-Jun 25, 2015 Amherst, VA - ABC 13 is working to confirm funeral arrangements for Sharon Bryant - the Honorary Chief of the Monacan Indian Nation.