"Smithsonian Native Words, Native Warriors/Muscogee Veterans Exhibit"
In honor of Native American Heritage Month and Veterans Day, the
Native Words, Native Warriors tells the remarkable stories of Native American soldiers who used their Native languages to aid the U.S. Military during World Wars I and II. The exhibit will also include extensive displays of Muscogee Veteran mementoes, awards, uniforms, and documents. Additional recognition of Muscogee Veterans will appear on newly designed panels of historic photos and stories which complement those coming from NMAI.
There is no admission charge for the exhibit which will run November 11th through July 6th, 2012 in the Veterans Affairs Building at the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Complex located on Highway 75 and Loop 56 in Okmulgee. Student groups are welcome.
For more information, call Muscogee Tourism & Recreation at . For online information about the Smithsonian Native Words, Native Warriors exhibit, please visit: http://www.nmai.si.edu/education/codetalkers/html/index.html Or http://www.nmai.si.edu/education/codetalkers/