Three major language groups of Virginia
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Algonquian languages were spoken primarily in the Tidewater region; the Powhatan were part of this group.
Siouan languages were spoken primarily in the Piedmont region; the Monacan were part of this group.
Iroquoian languages were spoken in Southwestern Virginia and in Southern Virginia near what is today North Carolina; the Cherokee were a part of this group.