The Opening of the National Museum of the American Indian

Aguilar, Dugan; Aguilar, Liz
January 2005
News from Native California;Winter2004/2005, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p4
Presents an article about the opening of the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington D.C. Description of the museum; Agenda for the opening ceremony; Impact of the ceremony on the empowerment of American Indians.


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