Native American Day

Wyoming State Holiday

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Native American dancers in Wyoming

Children Dancers on the Wind River Indian Reservation; Wyoming  Photo by Show Us Your Togwotee/Flickr (Use Permitted with Attribution).

Official State Holiday of Wyoming

Wyoming observes "Native American Day" as an official state holiday on the second Friday of May. All State Holidays

From Wyoming Statutes: "In recognition of the North American Indian, the second Friday in May is designated as "Native American Day". The day shall be appropriately observed in the public schools of the state, by state and local government and by organizations within the state."

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Images

Three Fingers; Cheyennes.  Photo by Frank A. Rinehart c. 1898 | Boston Public Library/Flickr (use permitted with attribution).

Native American; Cheyenne

Three Fingers portrait; Cheyenne Indian.  Photo by Frank A. Rinehart c. 1898 | Boston Public Library/Flickr (use permitted with attribution).

Cheyenne Indian portrait 1898