A museum to celebrate

A museum to celebrate

In 1897, a wealthy oil heir acquired a deerskin shirt from the Navajo foreman of a railroad construction project in Arizona. That single acquisition led to a lifetime dedicated to collecting and documenting American Indian culture as the “sources of vistas and dreams.” Dr. Skorton shows us those vistas and shares those dreams as the American Indian Museum celebrates its first century.
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October 30, 1994

The George Gustav Heye Center of the National Museum of the American Indian, located in the Alexander Hamilton Customs House in New York City opens with three inaugural exhibitions: “Creation’s Journey: Masterworks of Native American Identity and Beliefs,” “All Roads are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture,” and “This Path We Travel: Celebrations of… Continue reading October 30, 1994