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A Century Ago..."They Came as Sovereign Leaders"

A Century Ago...

January 15, 2013 – February 25, 2013

American Indian Museum
4th St. and Independence Ave., SW
Washington, DC

Location: Sealaska Gallery, 2nd Level

On view are photographs of six great Native chiefs who participated in President Theodore Roosevelt's 1905 inaugural parade: Buckskin Charlie (Ute), American Horse (Oglala Sioux), Quanah Parker (Comanche), Geronimo (Chiricahua Apache), Hollow Horn Bear (Brule Sioux), and Little Plume (Piegan Blackfeet). While the chiefs were invited to add color to the parade, they arrived with their own concerns and actively sought President Roosevelt's attention to the needs of their people.