Indian Summer Series: The Demise of Tonto

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Event Date:
Saturday, September 07, 2019
The Schiele Museum of Natural History

The Demise of Tonto

Saturday, September 7 at 3 PM

Cathy A. Smith, historian and an authority on authentic Native costume, clothing, and regalia shares stories of cultural heroes drawn from her experiences with Indigenous Peoples of the Plains. Her presentation highlights her vast experience and meticulous processes in authentically representing Native Americans throughout 20 years of motion pictures, including Dances with Wolves, Crazy Horse, and Son of the Morning Star. This presentation is included with general museum admission and is free for Schiele Members.

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This project is made possible by funding from the North Carolina Humanities Council, a statewide nonprofit and affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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