Friday, April 4, 2014

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian


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NMAI in the News

NY Times: Warming Up to the Culture of Wikipedia

OK Gazette: American Indian Cultural Center funding to be debated Monday

NJ.comPenn Museum's Pepper Mill Cafe offers Native American cuisine

Cherokee Phoenix: Native American Women Warrior member to speak at NSU

Upcoming Deadlines

2014 Young Native Writers Essay Contest: April 22, 2014

Artist Leadership Program (ALP) for Individual ArtistsMay 5, 2014, 5pm

Artist Leadership Program for Museums and Cultural Arts OrganizationsMay 5, 2014, 5pm

ALL IN with Christ Hayes (video)

All In with Chris Hayes
MSNBC's Chris Hayes interviewed NMAI Director Kevin Gover about the recent establishment of a philanthropic project benefitting Native Americans by Dan Snyder,owner of the the Washington National Football team.  
Cherokee Days

Cherokee Days Festival

April 3 - 5 

The Cherokee Nation and the Eastern Band will share the Cherokee story that spans history from the Trail of Tears to the successes of the modern tribes. The Cherokee Days program includes a three-day festival featuring food, dance, music, demonstrations, films, and hands-on activities.
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Bring It Home

Bringing It Home: Artists Reconnecting Cultural Heritage with Community

April 9, 2 - 3:30pm

Participants in museum's Artist Leadership Program discuss their work, their research with the Smithsonian, and their plan to share their experiences and knowledge with their community. Webcast
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Patterns of Native Health and Wellbeing

Patterns of Native Health and Wellbeing: An Intercultural Symposium

April 11, 12:30 - 5pm

Join us for a report on active collaborations between Native community members and researchers that focus on the distinct cultural values about wellbeing held by Native communities in solving serious health issues.Watch via Webcast!
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Anniversary Celebration!

NMAI Anniversary Year

2014 marks the 25th anniversary of the creation of the NMAI by an Act of Congress, the 20th anniversary of the opening of the Museum in New York, the 15th anniversary of the opening of the museum's Cultural Resources Center, and the 10th anniversary of the opening of the Museum on the National Mall. Join us as we celebrate with special events throughout the year!

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