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Objects of the Week Archive

Object of the Week for October 12

Photograph of Marie Louise Bottineau Baldwin (Métis/Turtle Mountain Ojibwe)

Baldwin (Métis/Turtle Mountain Ojibwe) championed Native American rights and invoked Native women’s power within their communities, asserting that many had always had the right to vote. In 1913 she marched with fellow lawyers in the D.C. suffrage parade.

Unsettling the Continent, 1492–1750 (NMAH)

Unsettling the Continent, 1492–1750 from Nat Museum of American History on Vimeo.