Mitchell Museum
of the American Indian

3001 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201

Did You Know They're Native IV?

Temporary Exhibit - August 2014 - August 2015

Many famous and prominent people in the United States and Canada are Native, or have Native ancestry; most of these people are household names or have done incredible things but some are less commonly known. Learn more about the famous people you might already know who are Native, and about other Native people who have led fascinating lives.

While individuals featured in this photo exhibit have varying percentages of Native ancestry, they have all celebrated this important part of their heritage.  Explore our genealogy resources to learn more about how to trace your own heritage!

Some of those featured are:

Tim Giago (Oglala Lakota)

Nancy Cornelius Skenandore (Oneida)

Maria Pearson (Yankton Sioux)

Valerie Segrest (Muckleshoot)

Patty Talahongva (Hopi)

Dr. Stanley Atcitty (Navajo)

Allie Reynolds (Creek)



Exhibits are funded in part through a generous grant from the


Tuesday – Saturday:
10am – 5pm
Thursday: 10am – 8pm
Sunday: 12pm – 4pm

Adults: $5.00
Children, students, teachers, seniors: $3.00 
Mitchell Members: FREE
Tribal Members: FREE



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