Monacan Tribe Fights for Historic Site Faced With Construction

Sep 5, 2019

Credit Mallory Noe-Payne

East of Charlottesville, at a point where two rivers merge, there’s a little-known site with great historical value.  For centuries, it was home to the chief village of the Monacan Indian Nation.  Today, the Monacan Tribe is fighting to keep the area untouched... as officials in Fluvanna and Louisa Counties push to put a water pump there.  Virginia Public Radio’s Mallory Noe-Payne has the story.