Rappahannock Tribe takes ownership of ancestral town on Fones Cliffs

Sec. Haaland (left), Dr. Carol Angle, Chief Anne Richardson, Joel Dunn at the cliffs of Pissacoack. (Credit: Chesapeake Conservancy)

Nearly 400 years after the Rappahannock Tribe was forced from their lands, they will finally return as owners to one of their towns on Fones Cliffs.  

Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland, herself a member of the Pueblo Laguna Tribe, spoke during the ceremony.  

Pamela D’Angelo was there. 

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