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Testament Frontman Chuck Billy Featured In Smithsonian Museum's Native American Exhibit

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Testament/Dublin Death Patrol frontman and Native American activist, Chuck Billy has been featured in a new exhibit which is currently on display in the world famous Smithsonian Museum. The exhibit is entitled, "Up Where We Belong: Native Americans In Popular Culture" and will be featured on the mueseum's second floor until the 2nd of January, next year.

According to a Smithsonian official press release, "Up Where We Belong" tells [Native artist’s] stories and histories and provides visitors the opportunity to hear music and discover artists with whom these exceptional musicians collaborated. Visitors will also learn of the musical greats who inspired these artists, as well as the growing number of contemporary performers who follow in their path.

Chuck Billy is featured in the "Encore" segment of the exhibition, which features artists who represent the span of Native achievement in mainstream music over the past half century, according to the Smithsonian. Other musicians featured in this segment are saxophonist Jim Pepper, and singer Debora Iyall.

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1. Diamond Oz writes:

Sounds like a really interesting exhibition, I'd love to see it.

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2. BoltThrower writes:

Hell yeah!

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3. brandedcfh420 writes:

Kick Ass!!

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4. wilco writes:

cool
did not know chuck was in volved withthe native people
last time when i was in the usa did meet a couple of native indians cherokee
was cool to talk to the older people

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