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“How is it that Indians are present everywhere—in the form of place names, popular culture,…”

“How is it that Indians are present everywhere—in the form of place names, popular culture, advertising, sports team names, weapons systems—yet barely present in history and largely absent from the great national debates of our time?”

Paul Chaat Smith, a Comanche author, essayist, and curator. Hear him speak at the Whitney on January 19, as he explores the contradiction at the heart of the American national project.

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“How is it that Indians are present everywhere—in the form of place names, popular culture,…”
“How is it that Indians are present everywhere—in the form of place names, popular culture,…”
“How is it that Indians are present everywhere—in the form of place names, popular culture,…”
“How is it that Indians are present everywhere—in the form of place names, popular culture,…”
“How is it that Indians are present everywhere—in the form of place names, popular culture,…”
“How is it that Indians are present everywhere—in the form of place names, popular culture, advertising, sports team names, weapons systems—yet barely present in history and largely absent from the great national debates of our time?”

Paul Chaat Smith, a Comanche author, essayist, and curator. Hear him speak at the Whitney on January 19, as he explores the contradiction at the heart of the American national project.

“How is it that Indians are present everywhere—in the form of place names, popular culture, advertising, sports team names, weapons systems—yet barely present in history and largely absent from the great national debates of our time?”

Paul Chaat Smith, a Comanche author, essayist, and curator. Hear him speak at the Whitney on January 19, as he explores the contradiction at the heart of the American national project.

“How is it that Indians are present everywhere—in the form of place names, popular culture,…”

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