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.
A lead from the other side of the world is helping to fill in gaps of knowledge about our collections. One of the dealers who helped George Gustav Heye assemble his massive ethnological holdings in the early 1900s was the British collector William Ockleford Oldman. Following Oldman’s trail, NMAI’s Collection Documentations Manager Maria Galban located a treasure trove of his business records and invaluable provenance information in the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa in Wellington.