Cheroenhaka tribe observes Green Corn Dance

Published 4:30 pm Wednesday, July 10, 2019


Pictured above: Traci DeShazor, deputy secretary of the Commonwealth, presents a letter of congratulations from Gov. Ralph Northam to the Cheroenhaka (Nottoway) Indian tribe, represented by its chief, Walt “Red Hawk” Brown. This was part of the opening ceremony for the annual Green Corn Dance Powwow, which took place on Saturday in Cattashowrock Town in Courtland.

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Head Male Dancer David Sprit Hawk Brown, Jingle Dancer Windsong Brown, 6, and Red Eagle Brown, 5. Submitted | Walt “Red Hawk” Brown