Opening Day Procession for NMAI

ID: 2006-6080

Creator: Long, Eric

Form/Genre: Event

Date: September 21, 2004

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-009, Smithsonian Photographic Services Collection

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Summary

View of the procession of Native American down the National Mall as part of the opening celebration of the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Members of the Nakota Sioux Nation are nearest the camera, walking down Madison Drive, past the National Gallery of Art main building (on the right) with the National Museum of Natural History in the distance. This event was the largest gathering of Native Americans in history.

Subject

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

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

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

Date

September 21, 2004

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Museum buildings
  • Openings
  • Historians
  • New Museums
  • Indians of North America
  • Event
  • Sioux Indians

Place

  • Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)
  • Washington (D.C.)

Form/Genre

  • Event
  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid
  • Exterior

ID Number

2006-6080

Physical description

Color: Color; Size: 10.03w x 6.67h; Type of Image: Event; Medium: Digital Image

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