Mashantucket Pequots Donates $10M

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The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation donates $10 million to National Campaign of the National Museum of the American Indian. The money will be used for the construction of the museum on The Mall with some funds going to specific uses for future programs. To date it is the largest single cash donation made to the Institution.


  • Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation
  • National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.)


Chronology of Smithsonian History


Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 98-015, Box 2, "The Torch," December 1994, p. 1.

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


October 24, 1994


  • Historians
  • Gifts
  • Museums
  • Indians of North America--Museums
  • Pequot Indians


Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)

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