Chiefs of Virginia’s State-Recognized Tribes Gather at Annual Consultation Meeting

(Photo Courtesy of Michaele White, Governor’s Photographer)

Pictured from L to R: Upper Mattaponi Tribal Vice Chief Frank Adams, Upper Mattaponi Council Member Jay Gillespie, Cheroenhaka Nottoway Tribal Vice Chief Ellis “Soaring Eagle” Wright, Cheroenhaka Nottoway Tribal Chief Walt “Red Hawk” Brown, Bill Leighty, Decide Smart LLC, Monacan Tribal Chief Sharon Bryant, Eastern Chickahominy Tribal Chief Gene Adkins, Representative of the Pamunkey Tribe Kevin Krigsvold, Governor Bob McDonnell, Upper Mattaponi Tribal Chief Kenneth Adams, Pattawomeck Tribal Chief John Lightener, Chikahominy Tribal Asst. Chief Wayne Atkins, Nottoway Tribal Chief Lynette Allston, Doug Domenech, Secretary of Natural Resources, Karenne Wood, Director of Virginia Indian Programs , Monacan Council Member Brenda Garrison , Kathleen Kilpatrick, Director of the Department of Historic Resources, Besty Barton, History and Social Science Specialist, Virginia Department of Education
Not pictured: Rappahannock Tribal Chief Anne Richardson