Religion in Early Virginia Indian Society

Spirits The Powhatan Indians likely worshipped many spirits, of which the Jamestown colonists recorded only a few: Okee, Ahone, the Great Hare, an unnamed female divinity, and the Sun. Among these, the localized Okee appears to have been the most important on a day-to-day basis. Although the word Okee appears to have been borrowed from … Continue reading Religion in Early Virginia Indian Society