Beyond the Spectacle: Native North American Presence in Britain

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Leeds Museum and Galleries

Leeds Museums and Galleries, Leeds Discovery Centre, Leeds, LS10 1LB


Leeds Museum and Galleries’ World Cultures collection consists of around 14,000 items and includes material from North, South and Central America. Of this, around 300 objects are from North America and includes a range of flint tools, beadwork, clothing and weapons, model canoes and kayaks.

Highlights include a Sioux or Lakota shirt, an Inuit charm doll, and a Haida wooden chest.

Please contact the museum well in advance of your visit to ensure that access to collections is possible.

HIGHLIGHTS (Images copyright of Leeds Museums and Galleries)

Lakota or Sioux shirt

Haida chest

Inuit charm doll