Opening of NMAI with Elders on Mall

image for Opening of NMAI with Elders on Mall
Category
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Summary
Group photograph of some of the chiefs and tribal elders attending the opening celebration of the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Image was taken on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol at c. 3 pm. This event was the largest gathering of Native Americans in history.
Contained within
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-009, Smithsonian Photographic Services Collection
Contact information
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
September 21, 2004
Standard number
2004-55090
Author
Clark, Chip
Hurlbert, Donald E 1954-2015
Subject
National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.)
United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)
Topic
Indians of North America
Event
New Museums
Openings
Physical description
Color: Color; Size: 10w x 7.91h; Type of Image: Event; Medium: Digital Image
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Restrictions & Rights
No restrictions
Type
Event
Photographic print
Group, candid