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What native tribes did the original American colonists interact with?

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Answered 2009-11-17 03:05:25

Depends on what you mean by "original American colonists." Columbus encountered on Hispaniola people called Arawaks. The two native groups living closest to Jamestown were called "Paspeheans and Chiconamians" by the governor, meaning Paspaheghs and Chickahominies.

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