Flag Day Program: Honoring the American Flag through Native Art 

June 14, 2021

  June 14; on demand   americanindian.si.edu/online-programs Objects decorated with American flag designs were incorporated into Native art in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Today, objects adorned with the […]

At the Movies 2021: Navajo Code Talkers: A Journey of Remembrance

May 29, 2021

  May 29–31; on demand  americanindian.si.edu/online-programs (USA, 2017, 70. min.) Director: George Colburn Follow the return of six Navajo Code Talkers to the five Pacific Island sites where their unbreakable […]

At the Movies 2021: Navajo Code Talkers: A Journey of Remembrance


(USA, 2017, 70. min.) Director: George Colburn Follow the return of six Navajo Code Talkers to the five Pacific Island sites where their unbreakable secret code, based on the unwritten […]

Americans

May 27, 2021

How did American Indians become national and commercial symbols? Pervasive, powerful, at times demeaning, the images, names and stories in “Americans” highlight the ways in which American Indians have been […]

The Great Inka Road: Engineering an Empire


If you’ve ever crossed a suspension bridge, you’ve used Andean Indigenous technology. Open through June 27, “The Great Inka Road: Engineering an Empire” explores the foundations of the Inka Road […]

The Great Inka Road: Engineering an Empire


If you’ve ever crossed a suspension bridge, you’ve used Andean Indigenous technology. Open through June 27, “The Great Inka Road: Engineering an Empire” explores the foundations of the Inka Road […]

Nation to Nation: Treaties Between the United States and American Indian Nations


“Nation to Nation” presents the history of the treaties that lie at the heart of the relationship between Indian Nations and the United States. The exhibition explores the development and […]

Youth in Action: Ecological Knowledge in Pacific Coastal Communities

May 20, 2021

Youth in Action: Ecological Knowledge in Pacific Coastal Communities May 20; on demand Indigenous coastal Pacific communities have respected and protected their homelands’ ocean resources for thousands of years. Listen […]

Youth in Action: Ecological Knowledge in Pacific Coastal Communities


Indigenous coastal Pacific communities have respected and protected their homelands’ ocean resources for thousands of years. Listen to a conversation with young Indigenous activists from across the Pacific who are […]

Native American Code Talkers: A Lasting Legacy

May 19, 2021

During World War I and World War II, American Indians made a unique contribution to the U.S. Armed Forces by using their tribal languages in secret battle communications. Watch author […]