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Dr. Jay Hansford C. Vest
Professor of American Indian Studies
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke 
Department of American Indian Studies
Pembroke, NC 28372
Phone: 910.521.6895



An enrolled member of the Monacan Indian Nation, and a direct descendant of the Pamunkey leaders Opechancanough, his daughter Cockacoeske, aka Anne, Queen of Pamunkey, and her son Captain John West, I was born in Lexington, Virginia and raised with the traditions of my people at the Buzzard Rock -- Hico, Virginia. Ceremonial and honorary naming and adoption among the traditional Pikuni-Blackfeet of Montana and Alberta (1989).




Updated: Tuesday, April 9, 2013

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