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Pinback Button, "N.A.I.S.O. Pow Wow"

Object Details

Medium
metal, plastic, paper
Dimensions
5/16 × 2 5/16 in. (0.8 × 5.9 cm)
Cite As
Gift of the Family of Howard Croft
Caption
This round pinback button commemorates the pow wow gathering hosted by Michigan State University in February 1983. The pin features a hand-colored drawing of three Native American men dressed in traditional clothing. The yearly event is organized by the university’s North American Indigenous Student Organization (NAISO).
The button is among more than 200 collected by longtime Anacostia resident and social justice advocate Howard Croft.
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Accession Number
2022.14.236
Type
button
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Anacostia Community Museum Collection
Data Source
Anacostia Community Museum
Restrictions & Rights
Usage conditions apply
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dl8dd4c7c62-5eac-421f-b656-37ae7aa0a1e9
Record ID
acm_2022.14.236
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