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Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Native Sun News: Cheyenne River woman's star quilt off to NMAI (07/13)
She was just 12 years old when she made her first star quilt. Now at 28, one of her beautifully handcrafted signature star quilts will grace the walls of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American Indian.

Filed Under: National | World
Smithsonian festival to feature replica of sacred bridge in Peru (06/22)
Representatives of four Quechua communities will build the Q’eswachaka Bridge on the National Mall.

Filed Under: Education | National
Mary Annette Pember: Shawnee tribes head from Oklahoma to DC (06/12)
All three Shawnee tribes from Oklahoma are coming together at the National Museum of the American Indian for the first time to share their culture, language and history.

Filed Under: National | Sports
Onondaga Nation player earns top lacrosse award for 2nd year (05/29)
Lyle Thompson, a senior at SUNY Albany, is the first men's player to win the Tewaaraton Award in consecutive years.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Designers take inspiration from Native cultures for new works (05/14)
Pamela Love cites the late Hopi designer Charles Loloma as an influence while other designers appear to take on a more generic Native tone.

Filed Under: Law | National
Muscogee Nation helps unveil 1790 treaty for NMAI exhibit in DC (03/17)
The treaty, on loan from the National Archives, has never been displayed in public until now.

Filed Under: Health
Plate Lab: A healthy granola bar inspired by Red Lake Nation rice (03/13)
A recipe from the Mitsitam Native Foods Cafe at the National Museum of the American Indian.

Filed Under: Education | Sports
Indian skateboarding exhibit travels to Umatilla Tribes museum (03/05)
The Tamástslikt Cultural Institute is hosting 'Ramp It Up' from March 14 to May 25.

Filed Under: Law | Opinion
Steven Newcomb: NMAI should help expose bigotry in Indian law (03/02)
Why are treaties with Indian nations not classified in the same manner as U.S. treaties with countries such as the United Kingdom, France and Spain?

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment
Review: Horace Poolaw exhibit captures 'love' of Indian people (01/09)
It’s an instant candidate for the long-term memory bank.

Filed Under: National
Meet Native America: Chairman Rudy Peone of the Spokane Tribe (12/09)
The National Museum of the American Indian continues its Meet Native America series.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
NMAI director welcomes changes in Indian imagery in Peter Pan (12/04)
The live version airs on NBC tonight and features an actress with Native heritage.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment
Al Jazeera: NMAI highlights jewelry of talented Navajo family (11/28)
The 'Glittering World' exhibit features the works of the Yazzies.

Filed Under: Law | National
New York tribes commemorate 220th anniversary of treaty (11/12)
The treaty recognized the rights of Cayuga, Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga and Seneca nations.

Filed Under: National
Suzan Shown Harjo to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom (11/11)
The activist has been at the forefront of major pieces of Indian legislation and is well known for her fight against racist mascots.

Filed Under: Opinion
Kevin Gover: Mascot fight exposes myths about Native people (10/30)
The director of the National Museum of the American Indian connects racist mascots with the limited knowledge most people have of Native people.

Filed Under: National
Native Sun News: Event commemorates Sand Creek Massacre (10/28)
Jointly sponsored by the National Park Service and the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site, the event commemorated the Sand Creek Massacre that occurred on November 29, 1864.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Law
Review: NMAI treaties exhibit underscores misunderstandings (10/22)
A review of Nation to Nation: Treaties Between the United States and American Indian Nations, a new exhibit at the National Museum of the American Indian.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: NMAI exhibit finally puts federal-tribal dealings to light (09/29)
Writer says the National Museum of the American Indian is finally exploring the federal government's relationship with tribes as part of a new exhibit.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Law
Review: NMAI treaties exhibit exposes historical tragedies in US (09/24)
A review of Nation to Nation: Treaties Between the United States and American Indian Nations, a new exhibit at the National Museum of the American Indian.

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