Patriot Nations

Thursday, 3/1/2018 to Sunday, 4/29/2018

1210 N. Front St.
Coos Bay, OR 97420
(541)756-6320

The Coos History Museum presents this special, limited run exhibit:

National Museum of the American Indian Presents: Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces Traveling Exhibition features the contributions of Native Americans

Native Americans have served in every major U.S. military encounter from the Revolutionary Was to today’s conflicts in the Middle East in higher numbers per capita than any other ethnic group. Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces reveals the remarkable history of Native American veterans through art, photography, and essay. The 16-panel exhibition documents 250 years of Native peoples’ contributions in U.S. military history and remains on view from March 2, 2018 through April 29, 2018, at the Coos History Museum, 1210 North Front Street, in Coos Bay.

Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces at the Coos History Museum was produced by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian. The exhibit will begin with an opening ceremony on Thursday, March 1, 2018, at 4:00pm. The opening ceremony is open to the public and will include an invocation and the Presentation of Colors by the Coquille Indian Tribe and The Confederated Tribes of the Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians. Light refreshments will be served. The exhibit will run March 2, 2018 through April 29, 2018, at the Coos History Museum.

Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces was produced by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian. The exhibition was made possible by the generous support of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians.