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Wednesday, 11 January 2012

Interview - National Museum of the American Indian



The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian is located in Washington, D.C. The Museum also operates the George Gustav Heye Center in New York City, and the National Museum of the American Indian Cultural Resources Center in Suitland, Md.

The National Museum of the American Indian is committed to advancing knowledge and understanding of the Native cultures of the Western Hemisphere, past, present and future, through partnership with Native people and others. The museum works to support the continuance of culture, traditional values, and transitions in contemporary Native life.

The NMAI E-Newservice is a free service to news media serving Native America from the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian. The NMAI E-Newservice provides articles, photographs and editorial for news outlets to use free of charge. Please credit the NMAI E-Newservice, or use bylines as provided. Kara Briggs, a Yakama and Snohomish journalist, is the editor. She owns Red Hummingbird Media Corp., which contracts with the National Museum of the American Indian to provide this service.

(Washington D.C. ) Buffy Sainte-Marie is musician and songwriter. She spoke and performed in the Rasmuson Theater at NMAI in March, 2008.(Photographer Katherine Fogden of the NMAI E-Newservice)

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