Women Warriors ~ Resilience, Leadership and Activism
The Museum of Indian Culture presents their “Women Warriors” exhibit in honor of the centennial, inviting you to specifically remember and reflect on Native American women and the significant triumphs they gained for Indian Country, America, and the world—both throughout the course of history and in the present day.
Guided Tours are Weekly:
September - May | Friday through Sunday 10:00 - 4:00 p.m.
June - August | Thursday through Sunday 10:00 - 4:00 p.m.
This year, 2020, marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment being passed, which established American women’s constitutional right to vote. However, this act did not guarantee the right to vote for all women, mainly just white women, due to enduring systemic racism which still frequently prevented people of color from voting. It wasn’t until after the passing of the 1965 Voter Rights Act that this really began to change.
As the Museum of Indian Culture reflects on this history in the present, despite the many setbacks and stresses of 2020 for the United States and the world, there is much to celebrate in light of this historic centennial. This year has been a momentous one in terms of significant victories for Native American social justice efforts. More Native Americans than ever before have been elected and re-elected to various governmental offices this November, and the Native American vote was perhaps the most powerful it has ever been in determining the outcome of the US presidential election.