Organized by : Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian
Film Screening: 7:00 p.m.
Rasmuson Theater, 1st Level
Canes of Power
(2012, 52 min., USA)
Directors: Pam Pierce and Nick Durrie
In 1864, President Abraham Lincoln recognized Pueblo independence by bestowing an ornamental, silver tipped cane to each Pueblo Nation. From more than 500 Indian nations in the United States, only New Mexico’s 19 Pueblos received these symbolic gifts of sovereign status. The Lincoln C... Read more