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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 11-141

National Museum of the American Indian

Exhibition Records, 1988-1996

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of the American Indian
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: 1988-1996
Quantity: 4.5 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 11-141
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records which document exhibitions at the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI). Exhibitions documented include "Indians as Children See Them;" "Tutavoh: Learning the Hopi Way;" "All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture;" "This Path We Travel: Celebrations of Contemporary Native American Creativity;" "Creation's Journey: Masterworks of Native American Identity and Belief;" "Pathways of Tradition: Indian Insights into Indian Worlds;" and "Shared Visions: Native American Painters and Sculptors in the Twentieth Century." Some of the materials date from when NMAI was known as the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, exhibition scripts, floor plans, object lists, object diagrams, label text, images, fact sheets, reports, proposals, architectural drawings, interview transcripts, and artist biographies. Some materials are in electronic format.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records which document exhibitions at the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI). Exhibitions documented include Indians as Children See Them; Tutavoh: Learning the Hopi Way; All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture; This Path We Travel: Celebrations of Contemporary Native American Creativity; Creation's Journey: Masterworks of Native American Identity and Belief; Pathways of Tradition: Indian Insights into Indian Worlds; and Shared Visions: Native American Painters and Sculptors in the Twentieth Century. Some of the materials date from when NMAI was known as the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, exhibition scripts, floor plans, object lists, object diagrams, label text, images, fact sheets, reports, proposals, architectural drawings, interview transcripts, and artist biographies. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-141, National Museum of the American Indian, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

Exhibits - California Baskets, 1990

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Exhibits - Indians as Children See Them, 1991

Box 1 of 5

Exhibits - Crow Case Renovation, 1991

Box 1 of 5

Exhibits - Juana Cavanaugh, 1992

Box 1 of 5

Exhibits - Tutavoh: Learning the Hopi Way, 1988-1990

Box 1 of 5

Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture, 1991-1993

Box 1 of 5

Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - 2nd Round Comments, Aesthetics, 1991-1992

Box 1 of 5

Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - 2nd Round Comments, Clothing, 1991-1992

Box 1 of 5

Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - 2nd Round Comments, Filming, 1991

Box 1 of 5

Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - 2nd Round Comments, Gender, 1991

Box 1 of 5

Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - Jacinto Arias and Juan Gallo Hernandez (Chiapas, Mexico), 1992

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Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - Begay, D. Y., 1992-1994

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Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - Bell, John Kim, 1991-1992

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Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - Billy, Susan, 1992-1994

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Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - Burial Objects, 1994

Box 1 of 5

Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - Concept Development, 1991-1992

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Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - Conklin, Abe, 1992-1994

Box 1 of 5

Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - Conklin, Abe - Interview Transcripts, 1991 (2 folders)

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Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - Conservation, 1991-1992

Box 1 of 5

Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - House, Conrad, 1992-1994

Box 1 of 5

Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - Content Development, 1991-1993

Box 1 of 5

Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - Content Development - Correspondence, 1993

Box 1 of 5

Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - Design Development Program, 1992

Box 1 of 5

Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - Curator Correspondence, 1991-1992

Box 1 of 5

Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - Exhibit Descriptions, 1993

Box 1 of 5

Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - Exhibit Design, 1993-1994

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Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - Exhibit Development, 1991

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Box 2

Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - Exhibit Introduction, 1992-1994

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Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - Exhibit Plans, 1991-1992

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Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - Exhibit Specifications, 1992-1994

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Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - Fernandez and Huanca, 1991-1994

Box 2 of 5

Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - Film and Video Guidelines, 1991

Box 2 of 5

Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - Graphics, 1994

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Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - Handling Objects, 1994

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Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - Her Many Horses, Emil, 1993-1994

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Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - Hill, Tom, 1992-1994

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Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - Horse Capture, 1991-1992

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Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - Huatta and Cruz, 1993-1994

Box 2 of 5

Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - Interactive Media, 1993-1995

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Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - Masayesva, Victor, 1991-1992

Box 2 of 5

Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - McMaster, Gerald, 1992-1994

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Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - McMaster, Gerald - Mile of Moccasins, 1993-1994

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Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - Medicine Crow, Joe, 1992-1994

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Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - Medicine Crow, Joe - Transcripts, 1991

Box 2 of 5

Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - Meeting Minutes, 1991

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Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - Milanovich, Richard, 1992-1994

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Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - Mount, 1993-1994

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Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - Neal, David, 1994

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Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - New, Lloyd Kiva, 1992-1994

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Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - Nyholm, Earl, 1993-1994

Box 2 of 5

Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - Object List, 1993-1994

Box 2 of 5

Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - Object Rotation, 1993-1996

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Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - Palafox and Olivares, 1992-1994

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Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - Perry, Edgar, 1992-1994

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Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - Poolaw, Linda, 1993-1994

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Box 3

Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - Puwainchir and Tesenkush, 1993-1994

Box 3 of 5

Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - Rios, Manuel, 1992-1994 (includes electronic records)

Box 3 of 5

Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - Script, 1993

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Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - Selections, 1991-1992

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Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - Selector Records, 1991

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Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - Sensitive Objects, 1993-1994

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Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - Submission Review 75%, 1993

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Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - Submission Review 95%, 1993

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Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - Swentzell, Rina, 1993-1994

Box 3 of 5

Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - Transcripts

Box 3 of 5

Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - Translations, 1992-1994

Box 3 of 5

Exhibits - All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture - Wall Construction, 1992-1994

Box 3 of 5

Exhibits - This Path We Travel: Celebrations of Contemporary Native American Creativity - Correspondence, 1992-1994 (2 folders)

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Exhibits - This Path We Travel: Celebrations of Contemporary Native American Creativity - Curatorial Statement and Exhibition Treatment, 1992-1993

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Exhibits - This Path We Travel: Celebrations of Contemporary Native American Creativity - Documentation Plan, 1992

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Exhibits - This Path We Travel: Celebrations of Contemporary Native American Creativity - Installation Design, 1993

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Exhibits - This Path We Travel: Celebrations of Contemporary Native American Creativity - Meeting Notes, 1991-1993

Box 3 of 5

Exhibits - This Path We Travel: Celebrations of Contemporary Native American Creativity - Object List, 1994

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Exhibits - This Path We Travel: Celebrations of Contemporary Native American Creativity - Participants, 1990-1991

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Exhibits - This Path We Travel: Celebrations of Contemporary Native American Creativity - Amiotte, Arthur, 1991-1993

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Exhibits - This Path We Travel: Celebrations of Contemporary Native American Creativity - Bigbee, Walter, 1992

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Exhibits - This Path We Travel: Celebrations of Contemporary Native American Creativity - Coffin, Doug, 1992

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Exhibits - This Path We Travel: Celebrations of Contemporary Native American Creativity - Kane, Margo

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Exhibits - This Path We Travel: Celebrations of Contemporary Native American Creativity - LaPena, Frank, 1991-1993

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Exhibits - This Path We Travel: Celebrations of Contemporary Native American Creativity - LeVan, Keola, 1991

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Exhibits - This Path We Travel: Celebrations of Contemporary Native American Creativity - Namingha, Dan, 1991

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Exhibits - This Path We Travel: Celebrations of Contemporary Native American Creativity - Tsinnajhinne, Hullen, 1993

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Exhibits - This Path We Travel: Celebrations of Contemporary Native American Creativity - Wallace, Denise, 1993-1994

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Exhibits - This Path We Travel: Celebrations of Contemporary Native American Creativity - Wapp, Joesphine, 1993

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Exhibits - This Path We Travel: Celebrations of Contemporary Native American Creativity - Yellow Robe, William S. Jr., 1991-1993

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Exhibits - This Path We Travel: Celebrations of Contemporary Native American Creativity - Performance Proposals, 1993

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Exhibits - This Path We Travel: Celebrations of Contemporary Native American Creativity - Planning Meeting, March 1991; 1991-1992

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Exhibits - This Path We Travel: Celebrations of Contemporary Native American Creativity - Planning Meeting, January 1991

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Exhibits - This Path We Travel: Celebrations of Contemporary Native American Creativity - Planning Meeting, January 1992

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Exhibits - This Path We Travel: Celebrations of Contemporary Native American Creativity - Planning Meeting, March 1992

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Exhibits - This Path We Travel: Celebrations of Contemporary Native American Creativity - Planning Meeting, June 28-July 3, 1992

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Exhibits - This Path We Travel: Celebrations of Contemporary Native American Creativity - Planning Meeting, December 1992

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Exhibits - This Path We Travel: Celebrations of Contemporary Native American Creativity - Planning Meeting, February 1993

Box 3 of 5

Exhibits - This Path We Travel: Celebrations of Contemporary Native American Creativity - Planning Meeting, September 1994

Box 3 of 5

Exhibits - This Path We Travel: Celebrations of Contemporary Native American Creativity - This Path We Travel - Exhibit Take Down, 1996

Box 3 of 5

Exhibits - This Path We Travel: Celebrations of Contemporary Native American Creativity - This Path We Travel - Object and Artifact List, 1995

Box 3 of 5

Exhibits - This Path We Travel: Celebrations of Contemporary Native American Creativity - To Do List and Assignments

Box 3 of 5

Exhibits - This Path We Travel: Celebrations of Contemporary Native American Creativity - Video Index, 1992

Box 3 of 5

Exhibits - Creation's Journey: Masterworks of Native American Identity and Belief - Artifact List

Box 3 of 5

Exhibits - Creation's Journey: Masterworks of Native American Identity and Belief - Audio, 1994

Box 3 of 5

Exhibits - Creation's Journey: Masterworks of Native American Identity and Belief - Bear Clan Hat Section, 1994

Box 3 of 5

Box 4

Exhibits - Creation's Journey: Masterworks of Native American Identity and Belief - Final Script, 1994

Box 4 of 5

Exhibits - Creation's Journey: Masterworks of Native American Identity and Belief - Installation, 1994

Box 4 of 5

Exhibits - Creation's Journey: Masterworks of Native American Identity and Belief - Object List, 1994

Box 4 of 5

Exhibits - Custom House Exhibits - Agendas, 1990

Box 4 of 5

Exhibits - Custom House Exhibits - Exhibition, 1990 (2 folders)

Box 4 of 5

Exhibits - Custom House Exhibits - Memos, 1990

Box 4 of 5

Exhibits - Custom House Exhibits - Planning, 1991-1992

Box 4 of 5

Exhibits - Custom House Exhibits - Proposals, 1990-1992 (2 folders)

Box 4 of 5

Exhibits - Living Treasures - Book Project, 1992

Box 4 of 5

Exhibits - Living Treasures - Exhibition Proposal, 1993

Box 4 of 5

Exhibits - Living Treasures - Planning Workshop, 1993

Box 4 of 5

Exhibits - Living Treasures - Printed Materials

Box 4 of 5

Exhibits - Living Voices - Exhibition Planning, 1990

Box 4 of 5

Exhibits - Living Voices - Exhibition Proposal, 1992

Box 4 of 5

Exhibits - Pathways of Tradition: Indian Insights into Indian Worlds - Artifact List, 1992

Box 4 of 5

Exhibits - Pathways of Tradition: Indian Insights into Indian Worlds - Budget, 1992

Box 4 of 5

Exhibits - Pathways of Tradition: Indian Insights into Indian Worlds - Design Development Program, 1992

Box 4 of 5

Exhibits - Pathways of Tradition: Indian Insights into Indian Worlds - Printed Materials, 1993

Box 4 of 5

Exhibits - Pathways of Tradition: Indian Insights into Indian Worlds - Press Clippings and Releases, 1992-1993

Box 4 of 5

Exhibits - Shared Visions: Native American Painters and Sculptors in the Twentieth Century - 7th Fire Concert, 1993

Box 4 of 5

Exhibits - Shared Visions: Native American Painters and Sculptors in the Twentieth Century - Artist List, 1993

Box 4 of 5

Exhibits - Shared Visions: Native American Painters and Sculptors in the Twentieth Century - Artist Salons and Symposium, 1993

Box 4 of 5

Exhibits - Shared Visions: Native American Painters and Sculptors in the Twentieth Century - Artist Symposium Evaluations, 1994

Box 4 of 5

Exhibits - Shared Visions: Native American Painters and Sculptors in the Twentieth Century - Artist Symposium Transcripts, 1994

Box 4 of 5

Exhibits - Shared Visions: Native American Painters and Sculptors in the Twentieth Century - Budget, 1993

Box 4 of 5

Exhibits - Shared Visions: Native American Painters and Sculptors in the Twentieth Century - Campaign Office, 1993

Box 4 of 5

Exhibits - Shared Visions: Native American Painters and Sculptors in the Twentieth Century - Correspondence, 1990-1992

Box 4 of 5

Exhibits - Shared Visions: Native American Painters and Sculptors in the Twentieth Century - Correspondence - Heard Museum, 1990-1992

Box 4 of 5

Exhibits - Shared Visions: Native American Painters and Sculptors in the Twentieth Century - Correspondence - International Gallery, 1993

Box 4 of 5

Exhibits - Shared Visions: Native American Painters and Sculptors in the Twentieth Century - Exhibition and Interpretative Plans, 1994

Box 4 of 5

Exhibits - Shared Visions: Native American Painters and Sculptors in the Twentieth Century - Exhibition List

Box 4 of 5

Exhibits - Shared Visions: Native American Painters and Sculptors in the Twentieth Century - Exhibit Photographs, 1992

Box 4 of 5

Exhibits - Shared Visions: Native American Painters and Sculptors in the Twentieth Century - Film Program, 1993

Box 4 of 5

Exhibits - Shared Visions: Native American Painters and Sculptors in the Twentieth Century - Heard Museum Conference and Exhibition, 1991-1993

Box 4 of 5

Box 5

Exhibits - Shared Visions: Native American Painters and Sculptors in the Twentieth Century - Installation, 1990-1993

Box 5 of 5

Exhibits - Shared Visions: Native American Painters and Sculptors in the Twentieth Century - Labels, 1993-1994

Box 5 of 5

Exhibits - Shared Visions: Native American Painters and Sculptors in the Twentieth Century - Member Preview, 1993

Box 5 of 5

Exhibits - Shared Visions: Native American Painters and Sculptors in the Twentieth Century - Memos, 1992

Box 5 of 5

Exhibits - Shared Visions: Native American Painters and Sculptors in the Twentieth Century - Panels, 1993

Box 5 of 5

Exhibits - Shared Visions: Native American Painters and Sculptors in the Twentieth Century - Press Clippings, 1993

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Exhibits - Shared Visions: Native American Painters and Sculptors in the Twentieth Century - Printed Materials

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Exhibits - Shared Visions: Native American Painters and Sculptors in the Twentieth Century - Program Committee, 1993

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Exhibits - Shared Visions: Native American Painters and Sculptors in the Twentieth Century - Resource Room, 1993

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Exhibits - Shared Visions: Native American Painters and Sculptors in the Twentieth Century - Slides

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