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Bogota displays Native American culture

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The “Native American Tradition and Transitions” exhibition is currently being held in the Colombian capital Bogota’s Gold Museum.

The diverse spectrum of Native American culture including various languages, social structures, religions and ideologies is presented at the “Museo de Oro” (Gold Museum) in Bogota.

The exhibition that started a few weeks ago and will be displayed until February 2013 demonstrates the Native American experience “from the frozen tundra of the Arctic to the arid desert beyond the Southwest,” the museum’s website claimed.

The exhibition provides visitors with a profound appreciation for Native American art and culture with 133 relics from different Native American tribes. All of the pieces are from Orange County, California’s Bowers Museum.

  • Museum hours: Tuesday-Saturday 9AM – 6PM, Sundays 10AM – 4PM
  • Tickets: Tuesday-Saturday tickets are approximately $1.67 while Sunday offers free admission
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