SIA Acc. 08-037, National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.), NMAI Historical Records, 1992


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This accession consists of a resolution passed on February 4, 1992 by the City Council of the District of Columbia declaring February 19, 1992, as "Spirits of the Present Day" in the District of Columbia. This resolution was enacted to celebrate a 13-part documentary radio series entitled, "Spirits of the Present" which presented the story of Native America as told by Native Americans. The series was funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the Ford Foundation, the Ruth Mott Fund, and the Smithsonian Institution's Educational Outreach Fund.


National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.)

Uniform title

Spirits of the Present: The Legacy from Native America (Radio program : 1992)


  • Ford Foundation
  • Smithsonian Institution Educational Outreach Fund
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting
  • Ruth Mott Fund
  • District of Columbia City Council


For a description of the record series of which these materials form a part, refer to the "Forms part of" above.



Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520




  • Historians
  • Museums
  • Resolutions, Legislative
  • Indians of North America--Museums
  • Indians of North America


  • Manuscripts
  • Collection descriptions

Local number

SIA Acc. 08-037

Physical description

1 oversize folder