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The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian Commemorates 150th Anniversary of the Fort Laramie Treaty with the Sioux & Arapaho

 

October 9, 2018



WASHINGTON — The 1868 Treaty with the historically known as the Sioux (Dakota, Lakota and Nakota) and Arapaho, often called the Treaty of Fort Laramie, established the Great Sioux Reservation, lands west of the Missouri River set aside for exclusive use by the Sioux Nation. The reserve included Heha Sapa, the Black Hills, sacred to many tribal nations. The National Museum of the American Indian commemorates the 150 anniversary of the treaty displaying the original document Oct. 26. On loan from the National Archives, the treaty will be on view in the exhibition “Nation to Nation: Treaties Between the United States and American Indian Nations” through March 2019. Media are invited to an open house with Kevin Gover, director of the museum and representatives of the Sioux and Northern Arapaho nations Oct. 26 at 9:30 a.m.

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