Bo'jou Neejee--Profiles of Canadian Indian Art

December 19, 1978 – June 17, 1979

Renwick Gallery
1661 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC

1st Floor

On view are 191 18th- and 19th-century objects made of skins, bone, wood, bark and quills. Included are headdresses, snowshoes, wampum belts, silver breastplates, war clubs and birch bark containers. (Bo'jou, Neejee: an Ojibwe expression meaning "Hello, friend" was a common greeting in the days of the fur trade.

Organized by the National Museum of Man, Ottawa; based largely on the collection of Arthur Speyer and son of Eltville, Germany.