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Idaho Museum of Natural History to Offer Free Admission to Enrolled Tribal Members in November

October 31, 2022

In honor of National American Indian Heritage Month the Idaho Museum of Natural History on the Idaho State University  Pocatello campus will offer free museum admission to enrolled tribal members during the month of November.

 In 1990 President George H. W. Bush approved a joint resolution designating November as “National American Indian Heritage Month.” Free museum admission will be given to tribal members who present a valid tribal identification card.

Visitors will enjoy This is Idaho exhibit, which explores the wild mosaic of mountains, rivers, and plains offering majestic beauty and scattered resources that shape all who live here. Pow Wow Dancers of the Wind River a photo exhibition by Dr. Jeb Schenck. The exhibit features unposed images of indigenous dancers with explanations in their own words of the dances or their backgrounds. Many dancers are from Wyoming, Rocky Mountain region, and Canada. 

Also on display is the temporary exhibition Life in One Cubic Foot. The exhibition follows the research of Smithsonian scientists and photographer David Liittschwager as they discover what a cubic foot of land or water—a biocube—reveals about the diversity of life on the planet. “Life in One Cubic Foot” will be on view through November 13. 

The Idaho Museum of Natural History has been serving Idaho since 1934. To learn more, please visit imnh.isu.edu.


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