SIA Acc. 18-164, National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.) Museum Research and Scholarship Department Publications Office, Publications, 2017

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Summary

This accession consists of the publication, "Officially Indian: Symbols That Define the United States," by Cécile R. Ganteaume. It was published in 2017 in conjunction with the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) exhibition, "Americans," which opened at NMAI in Washington, D.C. on January 18, 2018. The publication explores the use of visual imagery of American Indians in the United States to distinguish itself from other nations and define itself as a country.

Subject

  • Ganteaume, Cécile R
  • Americans (Exhibition) (2018-2022: Washington, D.C.)

Notes

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

Organization

Unarranged

Repository Loc.

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

Date

2017

Topic

  • Signs and symbols
  • Nationalism
  • National characteristics, American
  • Museums
  • Politics
  • History
  • Race relations
  • Indians in art
  • National characteristics, American--History
  • Nationalism--History
  • Museum publications
  • Political aspects

Place

United States

Form/Genre

  • Books
  • Collection descriptions
  • Exhibitions

Local number

SIA Acc. 18-164

Physical description

0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)

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