CPS Developed App Guides D.C. Visitors to Local Indigenous Landmarks

August 31, 2019

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Washington state’s Lummi Nation gifted the Liberty and Freedom totem poles in Congressional Cemetery to the Pentagon to honor those who lost their lives in the September 11, 2001 terrorists attacks. (Photo by: Tim Evanson)

A new tool will help visitors to Washington, D.C. discover the historic and contemporary landmarks of those who inhabited the city’s land before its development as the nation’s capital. Elizabeth Rule, assistant director of the AT&T Center for Indigenous Politics and Policy (AT&T CIPP) at the GW College of Professional Studies, said D.C. is full of landmarks with historical, political and cultural connections to Native Americans.