Understanding the bay region’s indigenous heritage

Many years ago, the Pocomoke, Wicomico, Nanticoke, Manokin and many other almost-forgotten Native American tribes roamed the Chesapeake Bay Peninsula. Because of the geographic landscape and topography of this area, these tribes were people who lived on the water and hunted waterfowl. Particularly, these tribes hunted the riverways now-named the Pocomoke, Nanticoke, Choptank and Wicomico. […]