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Maryland State Archives launches Native American history research tool on Indigenous Peoples’ Day

October 11, 2022

The Maryland State Archives launched a new website on Indigenous Peoples’ Day Monday that allows students, residents and visitors to research Native American tribes and events in Maryland history. To highlight some of the offerings on the website, called Mayis, treaties, other government documents and art from the 1600s were displayed at the Archives office in Annapolis. The artifacts offered a window into life in 17th century Maryland, including how Native Americans and colonists established agreements to share land (which colonists subsequently broke), documents detailing how criminal cases were handled and how tribal members signed documents with their clan’s icon.

Article Source: Capital Gazette

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