Return to a Native Place: Algonquian Peoples of Chesapeake

National Museum of the American Indian
4th Street and Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC

2nd Level Floor Plan

Through photographs, maps, ceremonial and everyday objects, and interactives, this small display provides an overview of the history of the Native peoples of the Chesapeake Bay region (what is now Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C.) from the 1600s to the present day. The Native people of this region include the Nanticoke, Powhatan, and Piscataway tribes.