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Africans, Native Americans, and the English in 1619 Virginia

Historians discussed the arrival of the first African slaves to Virginia in 1619 and their encounters and cultural exchanges with Native Americans and English settlers. The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress, the Middle Passage Project of William & Mary and the Virginia Commonwealth’s 2019 Commemoration co-hosted the symposium.

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