Featured ExhibitionThe Museum of the Southeast American Indian hosts local and traveling exhibitions that highlight the voices, art, and history of American Indians.
Wuskitahkamik Miyai: Intersection of Worlds
For more than 400 years the world has viewed the first illustrations of Native peoples through Theodor de Bry’s engravings. Based on John White’s watercolor paintings, this collection of 16th century engravings depict Algonquin peoples during the 1587 settlement of the Roanoke Colony.
Permanent ExhibitThe permanent exhibit features a rare 1,100-year-old dugout canoe that illustrates American Indian ingenuity. An 18th century log cabin takes visitors to an era when American Indian life was sustained through agriculture. Discover the history of UNCP, the only state-supported school in the United States that was created by American Indians for American Indians.
Historic Dugout Yellow Pine Canoe
Learn more about our Historic Dugout Yellow Pine Canoe
Battle of Hayes Pond: Routing of the KKK
Learn about the victorious for the Lumbee community in 1958 that made international news.
Pinecone Patchwork Quilt
Discover the story behind the Lumbee Pinecone Patchwork Quilt.
Digital ExhibitOur digital exhibits provide visitors an opportunity to view and enjoy select exhibitions from anywhere in the world. We welcome visitors to explore and experience Southeastern American Indian culture and art at any time, from anywhere.
Leaving Home, Building Community
Learn about the lived experience of North Carolina's Native peoples who moved to the Triad area of North Carolina.