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Sep

Native Film-Canes of Power

Event in Washington

Jefferson Dr SW, Washington, DC 20024

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Organized by : Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian

Activities Washington / Description

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

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