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November 1, 2017

American Indian images, names, and stories infuse American history and contemporary life. Pervasive, powerful, at times demeaning, the images, names, and stories reveal how Indians have been embedded in unexpected ways in the history, pop culture, and identity of the United States.

Americans, opening Jan. 18, 2018 at the National Museum of the American Indian, highlights the ways in which American Indians have been part of the nation’s identity since before the country began

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1948 Indian Chief

Yellow Indian motorcycle

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Considered the most stylish of mass-produced motorcycle models, this 1948 Indian Chief is now on view in the museum’s Potomac Atrium. It will take up long-term residence on the Third Level when Americans opens this fall.