Explore Powhatan Indian religious life

Anthropologist Margaret Williamson Huber will open Historic Christ Church & Museum’s 2020 Sunday Speaker Series at 2 p.m. March 15 at 420 Christ Church Road, Weems.

Huber will present “Religion of the Powhatan Indians of Virginia,” reported education director and curator Robert Teagle.

She will explore 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. She also will describe Indian rituals and symbolism as well as Powhatan reactions to…[to-view-more]