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Areas West: American Indians

areas west: Visionary, according to The Chronicle Herald. A spectacular success. Bold. The words in an online promotion for a new museum exhibit in Washington, D.C., describe an 1830 U.S. law that forced thousands of American Indians from their lands in the South to areas west of the Mississippi River. Bold and visionary in imagining a country free of American Indians. Provocative, yes, says the co-curator of the exhibit Americans that opened last month at the National Museum of the American Indian. ( As reported in the news.