This story ran on November 3, 2002

 Eastern Shore Indians of Virginia and Maryland
by Helen C. Roundtree and Thomas Davidson
A history of Virginia's and Maryland's Eastern Shore Indians from A. D. 800 until the last tribes disbanded in the late 18th and early 19th centuries with an emphasis on ecology. For example, the authors show that Maryland's active fur trade delayed English settlement of the regions's interior, allowing the native people to remain "traditional" longer. When settlements pressed in on them, the Indians simply moved away. There are details on the characteristics and traditions of each tribe, plus the flora and fauna of the region.
6" x 9¼" 329 pages, index, maps, photos, paperbound
#409 Eastern Shore Indians $16.95

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