Smithsonian Voices

From the Smithsonian Museums

Various Pride flags (rainbow, transgender, equality, LGBTQ+ people of color, and love rainbow) displayed alongside the Navajo Nation flag in Window Rock, Arizona. (Photo by Pamela J. Peters (Diné)/Táchii’nii Photography, used with permission)

LGBTQIA+ Pride and Two-Spirit People

We Are Not Separate from Our Communities: LGBTQIA+ Pride and Two-Spirit People

Hank Adams carries a letter from the White House to Chief Frank Fools Crow (Oglala Lakota) during the siege of Wounded Knee. Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota, 1973. (Hank Adams Collection)

“The Most Important Indian”—In Memory of Hank Adams (1943–2020)

California Natives gather in front of City Hall to celebrate Los Angeles's second annual Indigenous Peoples Day. October 14, 2019, Los Angeles, California. (Photo courtesy of Helena Tsosie)

Rethinking How We Celebrate American History—Indigenous Peoples’ Day

People protest against the name of the Washington, D.C., NFL team before a game between Washington and the Minnesota Vikings. Minneapolis, November 2, 2014. (John McDonnell/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

Ending the Use of Racist Mascots and Images