Tag: American Indian

2016 Virginia Indian to Take Place This Saturday

The 2016 festival includes eight American Indian tribes from Virginia including the Rappahannock dancers and drummers. Enjoy hands on activities and live demonstrations including American Indian storytelling, shooting bow and arrows, throwing spears and making stone tools. Also, assist in…

Photo Montage: Living Earth Festival at NMAI

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian held  it’s seventh 7th annual Living Earth Festival this past weekend, bringing a bevy of traditional knowledge and traditions to visitors  This year’s festival focused on traditional agricultural practices and the importance of Native…

Living Earth Festival 2016 at NMAI Starts Today

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian brings the best of traditional knowledge and traditions to visitors during its seventh annual Living Earth Festival Friday, July 15, through Sunday, July 17. This year’s festival focuses on traditional agricultural practices…

I Ka Pono: The Future of Hawaiian Sovereignty

Saturday, January 30, 20162:00 – 5:00 p.m. National Museum of the American Indian, Rasmuson Theater4th Street and Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC The Hawaiian Kingdom, founded by King Kamehameha I in 1810, was a self-governing nation until January 17, 1893,…

NMAI Artist Leadership Program Panel Discussion

Bringing It Home: Artists Reconnecting Cultural Heritage with Community Wednesday, December 9, 2015Room 4018/40192:00 p.m. to 3:30 pm With simultaneous webcast National Museum of the American Indian4th St and Independence Ave, SWWashington, DC Moderator: Dr. Gabrielle Tayac (Piscataway Indian Nation),…