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In Dialogue: Smithsonian Objects and Social Justice
April 8, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm UTC+0
Thursday, April 8; 5 p.m. EST
Free, registration required
What is the connection between a desire for recognition of one’s culture and activism for equity? Join educators from the National Portrait Gallery and the National Museum of the American Indian in a conversation about identity and assimilation in relation to a portrait of activist Zitkála-Šá/Gertrude Simmons Bonnin (Yankton Sioux), an outspoken critic of Indian boarding schools, and a 19th century Carlisle Indian Industrial School student uniform.