Mitchell Museum
of the American Indian

3001 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847.475.1030

Did You Know They're Native III?

Temporary Exhibit - July 2013 - June 2014

Many famous and prominent people in the United States and Canada are Native, or have Native ancestry; most of these people are household names or have done incredible things but some are less commonly known. Learn more about the famous people you might already know who are Native, and about other Native people who have led fascinating lives.

While individuals featured in this photo exhibit have varying percentages of Native ancestry, they have all celebrated this important part of their heritage.  Explore our genealogy resources to learn more about how to trace your own heritage!

Some of those featured are:

Elizabeth Marie "Maria" Tallcheif (Osage)

Wayne Newton (Cherokee, Powhatan)

Satana (Kiowa)

Jon Red Corn (Osage)

Touch the Clouds (Lakota)

Jim Thorpe (Sac, Fox)

Jodi Gilette (Standing Rock Sioux)

 

 

Exhibits are funded in part through a generous grant from the

 




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Thursday: 10am – 8pm
Sunday: 12pm – 4pm

Adults: $5.00
Children, students, teachers, seniors: $3.00 
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