The president and CEO of Ho-Chunk has been appointed to the Board of Trustees of the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C.
Lance Morgan will serve a three year term on the board.
Ho-Chunk, Inc. is the economic development corporation owned by the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska.
Morgan's responsibilities will include advising on matters related to the administration, operation and preservation of the museum, as well as oversight related to the acquisition and display of artifacts.
The museum opened in 2004 and is the first museum in the United States dedicated entirely to Native Americans, both past and present, with exhibitions and multimedia shown completely from a Native American perspective.