Field Museum: Collaborators Celebration
Join us on Saturday, May 21 from 10am-3pm for a special program celebrating our Native collaborators and the opening of the new Native North America Hall.
10:00am: Menominee Peace Tree Ceremony in Rice Native Gardens
10:30am-12:30pm: Collaborators Reception featuring refreshments from a partnership between The Sioux Chef and the Field Museum.
1:30pm: Opening Program in James Simpson Theatre
Julian Siggers, President and CEO, Field Museum
Alaka Wali, Ph.D. Curator Emeritus, Negaunee Integrated Research Center
Brian Vallo, Former Governor, Pueblo of Acoma, 2019-2021
Richard West Jr., President Emeritus, The Autry Museum of the American West
Cynthia Chavez Lamar, Director, National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution
2:20pm: Procession by the American Indian Center to Stanley Field Hall
2:30pm: Ribbon Cutting and Blackfeet Posting Dance