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
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Giles, Jason Veteran
- Medicine Crow, Joseph Veteran
- Mooney, Debra Kay Veteran
- Viola, Herman J. Curator Emeritus Smithsonian Institution->National Museum of Natural History
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