History of Native American Military Service

A panel was held on the history of military service by Native Americans since the American Revolution, featuring American Indians who… read more

A panel was held on the history of military service by Native Americans since the American Revolution, featuring American Indians who served in the armed forces during World War II, Korea, Vietnam, and Iraq. Mr. Emhoolah gave an opening prayer. Herman Viola gave a PowerPoint presentation based on his book Warriors in Uniform: The Legacy of American Indian Heroism. Slides were also shown during other presentations, some of which included drumming and singing. Chuck Boers presented the museum with a plaque of feathers he carried in the battle of Fallujah, Iraq. Jason Giles moderated.

“Our Warrior Spirit: Native Americans in the U.S. Military” was held in the Rasmuson Theater of the National Museum of the American Indian. close

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Program ID:
302985-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 26, 2011
Last Aired:
May 29, 2012

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  • Dec 26, 2011 | 11:31am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 26, 2011 | 7:23pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 27, 2011 | 3:31am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 21, 2012 | 9:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 22, 2012 | 4:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 23, 2012 | 5:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • May 28, 2012 | 2:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 28, 2012 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 29, 2012 | 6:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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