Spirit Capture: Native Americans and the Photographic Image

July 22, 2001 – October 27, 2002

National Museum of the American Indian George Gustav Heye Center
Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House
One Bowling Green
New York, NY

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House

Featuring nearly 200 photographs from the museum's vast archives, this exhibitions surveys the development of photography and the history of Native American life in the 19th and 20th centuries. Approximately 20 objects from the museum's collections and nearly 20 contemporary photographs and artworks are included to help communicate Native perspectives on the cultural history and experiences of Native peoples over the past 150 years.