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When the Europeans came into contact with the Pocomoke Nation, its people included today’s Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester Counties, in Maryland, southern Sussex County, Delaware and northern Accomack County, Virginia.  The Pocomoke Paramountcy included those villages  along the Annemessex, Manoakin and Pocomoke Rivers and the bays of Pocomoke and Chincoteague. Today the Pocomoke Indian Nation publicly interprets the history, culture and life ways of the Pocomoke Paramountcy through oral presentations, live demonstrations and educational classes on native skills, arts and customs.  To the right, Pocomoke ladies are greeting boaters and tourists on the Pocomoke River at Shelltown. 

Map of the Pocomoke Paramountcy
Capt. John Smith's Map of the Pocomoke Territory 1612
Territories and Villages of the Pocomoke Paramountcy
Blessing the Pocomoke
In Memory of Redjacket

Norris Howard Paramount Chief of the Pocomoke
Indian Nation Inc. speaking on the History or the
Pocomoke People

Take a boat ride on the beautiful Pocomoke Sound & River enterance

Visit our friends at the Delmarva  Discovery Center, see our canoe exhibit

Teaching our youth the ways of the past in Howard Woods

Community Foundation
of the Eastern Shore

Pocomoke Indian Nation Inc. is a 501(C)(3) nonprofit organization
and may accept tax deductible donations

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Updated June 21, 2023

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Other links you may wish to visit, but after viewing please return.
Restore Handsell | Flint Knapping with glass | Delmarva Discovery Center | Pocomoke River State Park | Nanticoke Indian Association