Finally…Native American Veteran Memorial Set To Open in 2020

Finally…Native American Veteran Memorial Set To Open in 2020

Posted By Corinne Oestreich April 21st, 2019 Blog

Native Veterans are set to receive a memorial park in 2020 in Washington DC. 

“The Washington Post reported Thursday that design details for the structure titled “Warriors’ Circle of Honor” are still being finalized, though the memorial has been in the works for years.



In 1994, Congress passed legislation mandating the memorial be built at the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian, which opened 10 years later. But the legislation didn't allow the museum to raise money for it. In 2013, new legislation allowed fundraising.

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About Corinne Oestreich

Corinne Oestreich (Mohawk/Lakota) has been a writer with powwows.com since 2014. She lives in the state of CA, and enjoys attending and photographing many of the Northern CA powwows and events. She owns her own photography business and is also a Fellow with Changemaker Initiative in partnership with Ashoka.



TAGGED:    national museum of the american indian    Native American Veteran Memorial    nmai    veterans  

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3 thoughts on “Finally…Native American Veteran Memorial Set To Open in 2020

  1. Valerie ElFarrah says:

    The Memorial looks impressive, I’d love to see it. What City in No. Ca. is it located in? Do we know which month it will open next year? Thanks.

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