National Native American Veterans Memorial

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National Native American Veterans Memorial

Instructional Resource

As part of its NMAI Veterans Memorial project research, this presentation will feature the story of Charles Norman Shay who served at Normandy and has been honored with a memorial overlooking Omaha Beach and some of the other stories of Native American service connected to D-Day.

Presenters: Rebecca Head Trautmann is a curator and researcher working with contemporary art at the National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution.

Herman J. Viola, PhD, curator emeritus at the National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution, and is an authority on American Indian history and culture and the exploration of the American West,

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