Why We Serve, Deluxe Edition: Native Americans In The United States Armed Forces

byKevin NmaiForeword byBen Nighthorse Campbell, Jefferson Keel

September 15, 2020|
Why We Serve, Deluxe Edition: Native Americans In The United States Armed Forces by Kevin Nmai
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Rare stories from more than 250 years of Native Americans'' service in the military

Why We Serve, Deluxe Edition, limited to 500 copies, is a stunning keepsake or gift. The lavish cloth cover with a beautiful 4-color image tipped on is encased in a translucent jacket. Illustrations celebrating Native American service in the armed forces pop on 100# matte art stock. Why We Serve commemorates the 2020 opening of the National Native American Veterans Memorial at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, the first landmark in Washington, DC, to recognize the bravery and sacrifice of Native veterans. American Indians'' history of military service dates to colonial times, and today, they serve at one of the highest rates of any ethnic group. Why We Serve explores the range of reasons why, from love of their home to an expression of their warrior traditions. The book brings fascinating history to life with historical photographs, sketches, paintings, and maps. Incredible contributions from important voices in the field offer a complex examination of the history of Native American service. Why We Serve celebrates the unsung legacy of Native military service and what it means to their community and country.
ALEXANDRA HARRIS and MARK HIRSCH are senior editor and historian, respectively, at the National Museum of the American Indian. Other contributors include Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell (Northern Cheyenne), Representative Deb Haaland (Pueblo of Laguna), Representative Markwayne Mullin (Cherokee Nation), Kevin Gover (Pawnee), Jefferson ...
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Title:Why We Serve, Deluxe Edition: Native Americans In The United States Armed ForcesFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:240 pages, 10.28 X 7.39 X 0.97 inShipping dimensions:240 pages, 10.28 X 7.39 X 0.97 inPublished:15 septembre 2020Publisher:SmithsonianLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1588346994

ISBN - 13:9781588346995

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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