More than 125 objects from the museum’s collection and lenders are featured including archival photographs, textiles, baskets and peace medals. But the centerpieces of the long-run exhibit are the historical treaty documents signed by both US Presidents and The Native Nations from George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, artifacts of Andrew Jackson and General William Sherman and the Native wampum belts and peace pipes used during the treaty ceremonies including the Lenape (Delaware) “Penn” wampum belt, from 1682, presented by the Lenape Leaders to William Penn as part of a land agreement.
Run Dates: Sunday September 21, 2014 – September 1, 2018
Location: 4th St & Independence Ave SW, Washington, D.C. 20560
Hours: 10 AM–5:30 PM daily; closed December 25.