Lewis and Clark and the Indian Country


Major Underwriter

Lead Corporate Sponsor

Lewis & Clark and the Indian Country is made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: great ideas brought to life. The Sara Lee Foundation is the Lead Corporate Sponsor of the exhibition. Major underwriting has been generously contributed by Ruth C. Ruggles.

Additional support for the exhibition and related public programming has been received from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the National Park Service's Lewis and Clark Challenge Cost-share grant program.

Lewis & Clark and the Indian Country Exhibition

Frederick E. Hoxie, Swanlund Professor of History, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Assistant Curator:
  Jay T. Nelson

Project Consultants:
Frederick Baker (Mandan and Hidatsa), Fort Berthold Community College
William Bright, ed. Native American Placenames of the United States
Loretta Fowler, University of Oklahoma
Pat Courtney Gold (Wasco-Wishram), Independent Artist
Otis Halfmoon (Nez Perce), National Park Service
Darrell Robes Kipp (Blackfeet), Piegan Institute
Jacki Thompson Rand (Choctaw), University of Iowa
James Ronda, University of Tulsa
Marjorie Waheneka (Umatilla and Walla Walla), Tamástslikt Institute

Research Assistants:
Jordan Hinderyckx, Stacy Schlegel, Kerry Wynn

Newberry Library Team:
Riva Feshbach, exhibits manager and project director
Jessica Thomas, exhibits assistant and installation manager Stephanie Giordano, project registrar
Conservation Department, under the direction of Giselle Simon;
Susan Russick, project conservator Emily Kelley, cartographer
Catherine Gass, staff photographer

Exhibit Design and Installation:
Chester Design Associates, Washington, DC and Chicago
Brian Wyrick, preparator
Earl Lock, mount fabricator

Landscape photography by Richard Mack, from his book
The Lewis & Clark Trail: American Landscapes, Quiet Light Publishing, Evanston, IL, 2004.


Indian Voices and the Lewis & Clark and the Indian Country website were produced under
the direction of Sally Thompson, Ph.D., Regional Learning Project,
Continuing Education, University of Montana.

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Ken Furrow, Furrow Productions, Missoula, Montana
Mirko Popadic, Mir Productions, Inc., Chicago

Video editing and Transcription:
  Seamus Couch, Megan Westover

Website designer and production:
Kim Lugthart, Thilo Savage, Matt Miller, Brian Wyrick

Interactive media design for Indian Voices was created by Art on the Loose, Inc., Chicago

Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this exhibit do not necessarily reflect those of the National Endowment for the Humanties.