Tsenacommacah (pronounced /ˌsɛnəˈkɒməkə/ in English; "densely inhabited land"; also written Tscenocomoco, Tsenacomoco, Tenakomakah, Attanoughkomouck, and Attan-Akamik) was the land of the Powhatan People. It is in parts of Virginia. In the Powhatan language, it means "densely inhabited land." The Powhatan Confederacy was made of 31 tribes that lived on the land Tsenacommacah. It was largely reduced after the Anglo–Powhatan Wars. Several of the present-day tribes still live on the land.
|Capital||Werowocomoco, Powhatan |
|Religion||Native American religion|
• late 1500s–1618
|Historical era||Early modern period|
• Wahunsenacawh creates the Powhatan Confederacy
Related pages change
- Waugaman, Sandra F. and Danielle Moretti-Langholtz, Ph.D. We're Still Here: Contemporary Virginia Indians Tell Their Stories. Richmond: Palri Publushing, 2006 (revised edition)
- "Werowocomoco". www.virginiaplaces.org. Retrieved 2022-08-12.
- Kimberlain, Joanne. "We're Still Here." Virginian-Pilot. June 7–9, 2009: Print.