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In Virginia, the Thanksgiving tradition comes a bit more . . . deceased. In a ceremony that traces its roots to a 333-year-old treaty between Native Americans and the British crown, chiefs of the Mattaponi and Pamunkey Indian tribes gave Gov. Buddhism/Dharma/Rigpa. Montana QuickFacts from the US Census Bureau.