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

Featured Speakers:

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


Please RSVP

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May 21 2022


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