Indian Museum presents ‘Black Indians: An American Story’

By From page B5 | February 21, 2014

In honor of Black History Month, the State Indian Museum is proud to present a very special Native American Film Screening of “Black Indians: An American Story” on Saturday, Feb. 22 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Narrated by James Earl Jones, the engaging film explores the cultural and ethnic fusion of Native and African Americans and brings to light an often forgotten aspect of America’s past.

The special film presentations are free with regular museum admission and seating is limited  to first come, first served.

The State Indian Museum will be open on Feb.22. Guests are encouraged to explore the treasures on display that proudly showcase the enduring Native American culture.

For more information about this special event or other activities happening at the State Indian Museum call 916-324-8112 or visit

The museum is open daily from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day, for self-guided tours and school group visits.

It is located in midtown Sacramento at 2618 K St.

Current exhibits include traditional basketry, beadwork, ceremonial regalia and hunting and fishing items associated with many of the tribes of California, as well as contemporary artwork.

The cost for “Black Indians” is free with museum admission which is $3 for adults, $2 for youths ages 6-17 and free for children 5 and under.

State Indian Museum

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