Save yourself some trips to the university library. The text of some of the basic historical texts on the Southeastern Siouan are here, along with some original articles by members of this group.
The Other Blackfoot by Linda Carter. Explains the probable origin of the Blackfoot identification among people deriving from Virginia and North Carolina, outlines the history of the Piedmont Siouan, and provides theories and data on their migrations paths.
Saponi/Tutelo History Timeline by Barry Carter
Virginia Native History from Virginia: A Guide To The Old Dominion published 1940.
The Saponi Indians from The Indian Tribes of North America by John R. Swanton. Swanton is considered a very basic source for academic, documented information on Indian history.
The Indian Tribes of Virginia listing the Manahoac through the Tutelo. As above, from The Indian Tribes of North America by John R. Swanton but more inclusive.
A New Voyage To Carolina, by John Lawson (circa 1700) A Journal of a Thousand Miles Travel Among the Indians, from South to North Carolina.
Africans and Indians: Only in America. Article written by prolific Black/Indian History author, William Loren Katz. Eloquent and well documented discussion of the impact of Indian parentage and heritage on Black Americans, and the role these two allies played in the American heritage. Re-published by permission of the author.
Needham and Arthur Journey A rare account of the journey of these two Englishmen during the time of Occoneechi power, past the western frontier (which at that time was apparently mid-Virginia). The well born Englishman offended an Occoneechi and was killed by him. The illiterate Englishman Arthur, lived amongst the Indians for a good while and had many remarkable adventures.
Carrie Buck — The true story on why the State of Virginia sterilized Carrie Buck.
Saponi Collins and other Appalachian Families researched by Brenda Collins Dillon.
A Saponi by Any Other Name Is Still a Siouan – Heriberto Dixon – The names at first are those of animals and of birds, of objects that have one definition in the eye, another in the hand, of forms and features on the rim of the world, or of sounds that carry on the bright wind and in the void. They are old and original in the mind, like the beat of rain on the river, and intrinsic in the native tongue, failing even as those who bear them turn once in the memory, go on, and are gone, forever.