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Sarah Winnemucca and Sakakawea

Sarah Winnemucca and Sakakawea,
May 26, 2020

Sarah Winnemucca and Sakakawea: Native American Voices in the Capitol Collection

Listen to our podcast on your favorite podcast platform: Apple Podcasts, Google Podcast, Spotify,, Breaker, Pocket Casts. Using Internet Explorer or Microsoft…, Sarah Winnemucca in her regalia For more information on the petition and testimony of Sarah Winnemucca visit: https://history.…, Sculpted by artist Benjamin Victor, this statue of Sarah Winnemucca was given to the National Statuary Hall Collection by Nevada in…, This statue of Sakakawea was given to the National Statuary Hall Collection by North Dakota in 2003. It is a replica of a statue…, Guest speakers Adrienne Smith (far left) and Sharyl-Pahe Short (far right) stand with our host, Janet Clemens (center), in front of…, Examples of materials used in some types of Native American clothing referenced by Sharyl-Pahe Short during the podcast.