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47 Western art. The second floor is the Native American Art Gallery. The special exhibit "Dogs: Faithful and True" is open through August 6. The exhibit explores the roles of worker and companion that dogs played in the native, pioneer and other Western cultures. On display are objects, photographs, paintings and sculpture that feature canine companions and work- ers. A schedule of special dog-related events has also been planned to accompany the exhibit. Every June, the museum hosts the Indian Market and Festival; this will be the market's 25th year. The weekendlong celebration includes music and dance, cultural demonstrations and art by more than 150 artists from over 60 tribes in the United States and Canada. This year, a special exhibit to coincide with the market will feature contemporary Native American art. The Eiteljorg Museum is on the grounds of White River State Park in downtown Indianapolis, with the Indiana State Museum, the NCAA Hall of Champions and the Indianapolis Zoo a short walk away. W W W. E I T E LJO RG .O RG Throughout the year, the museum hosts the Seminole Discovery Days, a series of events that feature different elements of Seminole culture. Each event features a different theme, such as archaeo- logical discoveries from the area or a beadwork demonstration. W W W. A H T A H T H I K I .C OM E I T E L J O R G M U S E U M O F A M E R IC A N I N DI A NS A N D W E S T E R N A R T I N D I A N A P O L I S Indianapolis' Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art started as the private col- lection of the businessman Harrison Eiteljorg, who acquired a substantial compilation of Western art and cultural artifacts. In 1989, when his collection outgrew his home, he started the museum. After the museum opened its doors, the collection continued to grow beyond Eiteljorg's purchases, and it now includes an extensive array of artifacts from the past 200 years. The museum has two galleries devoted to Courtesy Eiteljorg Museum TOP: A TRADITIONAL HAIDA TOTEM POLE BOTTOM: A TAOS PAINTING OF A MAN SHELL- ING CORN 1721 WEST CANAL STREET • MILWAUKEE, WI 53233 • 1-800-PAYSBIG • PAYSBIG.COM OPEN 24/7 • MUST BE AT LEAST 21 YEARS OLD TO ENTER CASINO; 18 TO PLAY BINGO • WINNERS RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL TAXES • MANAGEMENT RESERVES ALL RIGHTS • GAMBLING PROBLEM? CALL 1-800-426-2535 © 2017 FOREST COUNT Y POTAWATOMI COMMUNIT Y, WISCONSIN It's ALL IN Here! For day trips, contact Lisa Pederson at 1-800-PAYSBIG x7982 or LPEDERSON@PAYSBIG.COM. For overnight stays, contact Sales & Catering at 414-847-8600 or SALES@PAYSBIG.COM. Over 2,500 Slots Nonstop Bingo Action 100 Table Games Poker & Off-Track Betting 7 Restaurants Live Entertainment 19-Story Luxury Hotel GATHER YOUR GROUP AND PLAN A TRIP TO THE MIDWEST'S # 1 ENTERTAINMENT DESTINATION.

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