The Generall Historie of Virginia, New-England, and the Summer Isles: With the Names of the Adventurers, Planters, and Governours from Their First Beginning anno 1584 to This Present 1626...

John Smith. 1627.

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In this passage, Captain John Smith describes how Powhatan Indians depicted their world in concentric circles of meal, corn, and sticks laid out during an elaborate ceremony in 1607.

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Item Type Book
Title The Generall Historie of Virginia, New-England, and the Summer Isles: With the Names of the Adventurers, Planters, and Governours from Their First Beginning anno 1584 to This Present 1626...
Short Title Generall Historie of Virginia, 1627
Place of Publication London
Publisher Printed by I.D. and I.H. for Michael Sparkes
Creator John Smith
Publication Date 1627
Number of Pages p. 48
Call Number VAULT Ayer 150.5 .V7 S6 1627
Location Special Collections 4th floor