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War and Remembrance
An Indian artist's traditional tribute honors Native American soldiers who served in Vietnam
By Owen Edwards Smithsonian magazine, May 2006
A Spectacular Collection of Native American Quilts
Tribes from the Great Plains used quilts as both a practical replacement of buffalo robes and a storytelling device
By Owen Edwards Smithsonian magazine, January 2010
Chef Richard Hetzler Dishes on Native Food
Mitsitam, which opened with the museum in 2004, serves up Native American delicacies from five different regions of the Americas: Northeast Woodlands and Great Lakes, South America, North Pacific Coast and Columbia Plateau, Mesoamerica and Great Plains.
By Jess Righthand Around the Mall Blog, November 15, 2010
Artist Truman Lowe Talks About His Work in ‘Vantage Point’
When the National Museum of the American Indian opened it’s doors on the National Mall in 2004, the museum had already begun to amass a rich collection of contemporary art by Native Americans.
By Jess Righthand Around the Mall Blog, September 30, 2010
Wishing Jim Thorpe a Happy Birthday
Long before Bo knew anything and Deion was Neon, there was Jim Thorpe, the original 20th-century world-class, multi-sport athlete.
By Jeff Campagna Around the Mall Blog, May 28, 2010
Dancing on the Mall: New Statue Represents Pueblo Culture at American Indian Museum
Now that the snow has melted and the sun is shining, we’ve finally gotten a chance to admire a new sculpture over at the National Museum of the American Indian.
By Erica R. Hendry Around the Mall Blog, March 23, 2010
National Museum of the American Indian Celebrates Five Years
John Kapono’ai Molitau chants as he turns to face the audience, which includes Senators Dan Inouye and Daniel Akaka from Hawaii.
By Abby Callard Around the Mall Blog, September 21, 2009