When the Pilgrims arrived on the Mayflower four centuries ago, they knew far less about the local Indians than the Indians knew about them.
Indigenous women fought and served on many fronts.
Native languages helped the Allies alter the course of both World Wars.
Indigenous leaders who sought to make and keep peace between Native and other nations.
A Virtual Tour of History: Photo Archives Offer a Window Into Indigenous Life and Photography’s Evolution
Smithsonian online collections offer rare glimpses into Indigenous life from the earliest days of photography to today.
Washington state has rewritten its school curriculum to include the history of the Indian tribes so prominent in its landscape by drawing on the growing resources of Native Knowledge 360˚, NMAI’s national educational initiative.
The Wiyot people of Northern California have regained possession of their sacred island of Tuluwat, enabling them to once again hold their spring World Renewal Ceremony on the land where it was interrupted by a massacre more than a century earlier.
This graphic novel tells the story of a lesser-known atrocity in American colonial history, the massacre of the Conestoga tribe of Pennsylvania during the “Paxton Boys” rebellion.
A new NMAI-DC exhibit reveals one California tribe’s journey from persecution to prosperity.
An engraved statue removed from a cave more than century ago evokes an international controversy.