Welcome to Saponi Town
We're a group of people descended from the allegedly "extinct" Eastern Siouan people who lived in the Piedmont of VA and NC up until colonial times. Dispersed but not destroyed.
- 7 months, 3 weeks ago
Share History Research
Let's pool our research. The best material we'll promote to articles or post on Saponi Town webpages.
- 4 months ago
Share Genealogy Research
Feel free to go ahead and get into all the begats here. Surnames, dates, locations, etc. Also post inquiries. We're hoping to establish an open book which will help us all to further our research.
- 1 month, 2 weeks ago
The Other Blackfoot
The mysterious identification "Blackfoot" is often heard from families who have no logical connection to the northwest. When those families derive from the NC/VA piedmont, Saponi is the likely basis.
- 15 years, 4 months ago
Shoot the Breeze
This is a spot for talking about anything that comes to mind. No need to stay "on topic."
- 8 months, 1 week ago
Indian Country Issues
This topic can get pretty heated. There's a lot to hash out, in this rapidly changing landscape.
- 2 years, 3 months ago
Material Culture a/k/a/ Craft’s Corner
This is the place to share your research into the material culture of our ancestors, and/or just show off your latest craft project.
- 11 years, 2 months ago
Family Tribal Lore
The place for family stories, or for the tribal lore of cultures relevant to the Eastern Siouan.
- 13 years, 1 month ago
Tutelo Language Revival
Spilledi is a very talented young lady who makes up languages if she doesn't have a new one to learn. Working with Tutelo she's doing a little of both.
- 7 months, 2 weeks ago
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