Diet in early Virginia Indian
society changed significantly from the Ice Age to the English colonists' landing at
Jamestown in 1607, from
initially relying more on meat to over time increasingly combining wild game, fish, nuts, and berries. The Indians' eating
patterns were shaped by the seasons, and for the Powhatans there were five, not four.
In the early and mid-spring (cattapeuk), they ate migrating
fish and planted crops. From late
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