– Greg Sarris, Chairman, Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria, who has stood against the scourge of tribal disenrollment, has been elected Chair of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of theAmerican Indian.
The museum’s goal is to foster a richer shared human experience through a more informed understanding of Native peoples. Museum programs include Native Knowledge 360° (NK360°), a set of teaching resources providing educators and students with new perspectives on Native American history and cultures.
The museum’s Board of Trustees also added five new members to serve staggered three-year terms. Additional information about the museum is available here. “I’m honored to have been elected as chair of the board of Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian,” Sarris said. “I’m excited and look forward to working with the trustees.”