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Washington, D.C., US

Vetter Stone Colors:

The National Museum of the American Indian is part of the Smithsonian Institution and is committed to advancing knowledge and understanding of the Native cultures of the Western Hemisphere—past, present and future—through partnership with Native people and others. The museum works to support the continuance of culture, traditional values and transitions in contemporary Native life.

Design concept: Douglas Cardinal Ltd., in collaboration with GBQC; Johnpaul Jones, Ramona Sakiestewa and Donna House; Architects: Jones & Jones, Seattle, WA, SmithGroup, Washington, D.C., Lou Weller, Albuquerque, NM, the Native American Design Collaborative and Polshek Partnership Architects, NY, NY

Photo credit: Robert Lautman