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People of the River: Powhatan Indian Children’s Program

Henricus is now offering our most popular Powhatan Indian program most Mondays and one Saturday per month! This program covers several K-5 Virginia SOLs, so students can keep up with their curriculum on an individual basis. Many teachers also offer extra credit for students attending programs like these! Online registration is required.

Tour Arrohateck, a re-created Virginia Indian community once located on the James River, and experience the Eastern Woodland Powhatan Indian culture just prior to contract. Through hands-on activities and demonstrations, learn about farming, food preparation, hunting, fishing and cultural activities. Discover how the Powhatan Indians met their survival needs in 17th century Virginia.

Program Length: 1 hour

Grades:  1 – 5

Dates: Mondays – through December 21 | Saturdays – 9/19, 10/17, 11/21, 12/19

Times: 10am

Cost: $8 per person 

Saturday Add-on: General admission the English settlement for an extra $3

Register here.