The Longest Walk Support Native Americans Stop Genocide


A poster advertising the Longest Walk. The Longest Walk, held in 1978, consisted of a march from San Francisco, CA to Washington, DC to bring awareness to the rights of Native people and to protest eleven bills that threatened treaties between the government and several Native tribes.

Date Made: 1978Associated Date: 1978 07 15

Location: Currently not on view

Associated Place: United States: District of Columbia, Washington

Referenced: Native AmericansGeneral Subject Association: civil rightsRelated Event: The Longest Walk


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Credit Line: Reverend John P. Adams

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1978.2202.32Accession Number: 1978.2202Catalog Number: 1978.2202.32

Object Name: Poster

Physical Description: paper (overall material)white, red, black (overall color)Measurements: overall: 17 in x 11 in; 43.18 cm x 27.94 cm


Record Id: nmah_541102

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