Smithsonian Voices

From the Smithsonian Museums

What the 1865 Cheyenne Arapaho Treaty Represents About the United States' Broken Promises to Native Americans

The important document is now on view at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C.

California Natives gather in front of City Hall to celebrate Los Angeles's second annual Indigenous Peoples Day. October 14, 2019, Los Angeles, California. (Photo courtesy of Helena Tsosie)

Rethinking How We Celebrate American History—Indigenous Peoples’ Day