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By Matt Kibbe
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Smithsonian'S National Museum Of The American Indian
Hundreds of people gathered Thursday at the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian for a discussion of sports teams' use of racially insensitive imagery that, as such discussions often do, turned into an ongoing complaint against a certain Washington football team's continued use of a certain Indian-inspired nickname.
A rhythmic beat, chanting and jingling bells greeted visitors Sunday to the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian, where students from the drum-and-dance group from Montana's St. Labre Indian School performed as part of the museum's Winter Storytelling Festival.
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is endorsing a federal commission's call to build a national museum devoted to American Latino art, history and culture next to the Capitol as part of the Smithsonian Institution.
A federal commission is calling for a national museum devoted to American Latino history and culture to be built next to the Capitol as part of the Smithsonian Institution, to join ethnic museums about American Indians and African American history.