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Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian Presents Americans
Jan 22 - Virtual Event
Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian Presents Americans
Jan 22 - Virtual Event
Join us for an event with the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI). An NMAI Cultural Interpreter will give an overview of the museum and present on the topic of Americans:

American Indian images, names, and stories infuse American history and contemporary life. Pervasive, powerful, at times demeaning, the images, names, and stories reveal how Indians have been embedded in unexpected ways in the history, pop culture, and identity of the United States. Americans opened in January 2018 and highlights the ways in which American Indians have been part of the nation’s identity since before the country began.

About National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI):
A diverse and multifaceted cultural and educational enterprise, the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) is an active and visible component of the Smithsonian Institution, the world's largest museum complex. The NMAI cares for one of the world's most expansive collections of Native artifacts, including objects, photographs, archives, and media covering the entire Western Hemisphere, from the Arctic Circle to Tierra del Fuego.
Since the passage of its enabling legislation in 1989 (amended in 1996), the NMAI has been steadfastly committed to bringing Native voices to what the museum writes and presents, whether on-site at one of the three NMAI venues, through the museum's publications, or via the Internet. The NMAI is also dedicated to acting as a resource for the hemisphere's Native communities and to serving the greater public as an honest and thoughtful conduit to Native cultures—present and past—in all their richness, depth, and diversity.

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Date and Time
Friday, January 22, 2021
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM PT
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Location
Virtual Event

Primary Contact
Patricia Liu
pjl@alum.mit.edu


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$19

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