"Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation's Armed Forces" Exhibit Opening

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"Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation's Armed Forces" Exhibit Opening

Date
Fri., May 25, 2018, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location
43411 Oodena Dr.
Onamia, MN 56359

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Contact
320-532-3632
millelacs@mnhs.org
Cost
Free, museum admission not included

"Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation's Armed Forces" tells the remarkable history of the brave Native American and Alaska Native men and women who have served in the United States military. Native peoples have participated in every major US military encounter from the Revolutionary War to today's conflicts in the Middle East, serving at a higher rate in proportion to their population than any other ethnic group.

The contributions of Native servicemen and women have been largely unrecognized. This will soon change. The Patriot Nations exhibit announces the development of the National Native American Veterans Memorial, requisitioned by Congress to be placed on the grounds of the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, DC.

This exhibit is presented in 16 full-color banners, plus additional banners developed by MNHS with content about the efforts of Native Americans from Minnesota and the surrounding area. It is on view May 25-Sept. 3, 2018.

"Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation's Armed Forces" is produced by the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian. The exhibition was made possible by the generous support of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians.

Smithsonian's National Museum of the American IndianSan Manuel Band of Mission Indians


2018-05-25 10:00:00 2018-05-25 10:00:00 America/Chicago "Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation's Armed Forces" Exhibit Opening Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post

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