Ralph Ehrenberg and Herman Viola talked about their book, Mapping the West with Lewis in Clark. They also displayed the original 1814 map that was created by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark after their exploration of the western landscape of the United States.
Studio 21 – The Untold Indian Story of Custer’s Last Stand
Studio 21 host Loren Farr interviews Dr. Herman J. Viola, Curator Emeritus of the Smithsonian, about the battle at Little Big Horn. Loren Farr Little Big Horn Native American History SmithsonianBattle of the Little Bighorn, Custers Last Stand
Gilcrease Museum – Seeds of Change
Dr. Herman J. Viola is a curator emeritus at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History. A specialist on the history of the American West, he served as director of the Museum’s National Anthropological Archives in addition to organizing two major exhibitions for the Smithsonian. “Magnificent Voyagers” told the story of the United State Exploring […]Gilcrease Museum, Seeds of Change
History of Native American Military Service
A panel was held on the history of military service by Native Americans since the American Revolution, featuring American Indians who served in the armed forces during World War II, Korea, Vietnam, and Iraq. Mr. Emhoolah gave an opening prayer. Herman Viola gave a PowerPoint presentation based on his book Warriors in Uniform: The Legacy […]