A Look Into The Talents and Life of the American Indian

Brief samples of the dedication, hard work, and spiritual lives of these great people.
Curated by Chelsea Buher

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This gallery has 25 objects

Buffalo Horn Bonnet- Northern Plains- Blackfeet- Wool- horse- hair- commercial- Beads- horns- feathers- Red- yellow- ermine- bald eagle- seed- Ribbons- felt-...
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doll moccasins- Iowa- Central Plains- hide- Beads- deer- blue- black- lilac- seed- Tradecloth- tanned- geometric- Ritual and Recreation: Toys. Tanned with t...
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doll- Northern Plains- Lakota- Sioux- South Dakota- horse- hide- hair- Beads- earrings- deer- black- loop- cones- fringe- seed- medallions- tin- triangle- st...
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doll- Rosebud Indian Reservation, South Dakota- Sioux- cloth- pigment- seed beads- porcupine quills- muslin- Deer hide- tanned- Lettering- 10 25 written in p...
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drum- Northwest- painted- rawhide- tree trunk- black- laced- hollow- cover- Indian- Ritual and Recreation: Musical Instruments. Hollow tree trunk painted bl...
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drum stick- Northern Plains- wood- Ritual and Recreation, Musical Instruments. Wooden tree knot with limb attached. Round in shape. Head (knot) has severa...
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feather- bonnet- Wool- leather- Beads- feathers- yarn- thread- ribbon- Dress and Adornment, Status Symbols and Insignia of Office. Eagle (?) feather bonnet ...
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Feather bonnet- Northern Plains- Blackfeet- Amoskapi Pikuni- metal- rawhide- ochre- bald eagle feathers- ermine- adhesive- Cotton cloth- Horse Hair- tanned h...
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Ghost Dance dress- Oklahoma- Southern Arapaho- pigment- feathers- tanned elk hide- circles- birds- stars- corn- sage stems- crescents- Dress and Adornment, R...
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Ghost Dance shirt- Hinono'ei- Arapaho- Oklahoma- pigment- feather- magpie feathers- tanned- elkhide- pipes- plant- magpie- turtle- stars- crescent- human- So...
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Grizzly bear claw- Sioux- South Dakota- leather- string- twisted- claw- Ritual and Recreation: Ritual, Curing and Cult Objects. Claw strung on twisted leath...
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headdress- hide- horn- Beads- brass- feathers- horsehair- Tradecloth- buffalo- triangles- Dress and Adornment, Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Headdr...
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hoop and arrow game- Northern Plains- Sioux- rawhide thongs- wood- pigment- feathers- Horse Hair- Ritual and Recreation: Games and Gambling Accessories of Ga...
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natal charm- Northern Plains- hide- Beads- deer- green- black- feathers- cones- Red- seed- orange- tin- puffs- tanned- Ritual and Recreation: Ritual, Curing ...
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Battle of Little Big Horn- painted hide- Northern Plains- Sioux- pigment- native tanned deer hide- Custer, George A.- Battle of the Little Bighorn- battle- C...
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painted hide- Northern Plains- So-soreh- Eastern Shoshone- Cody, Cadzi- Codsiogo- hide- pigment- cow- tanned- horsemen hunting buffalo- sun dance pole- tipi-...
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petroglyph- stone- cast- pecked into- Drawing- slab- head and legs of man showing above and below shield- horned animal- Communication and Media of Exchange:...
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pipe bowl- Northern Plains- Sioux- Square- engraving- catlinite- carved- circular- buffalo figure- engraved at bottom, Big Eagle- Ritual and Recreation: Smok...
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saddle- McClellan saddle- Northern Arapaho- Thermopolis, Wyoming- Dewey, Marcus- brass tacks- metal- glass beads- Deer hide- wool cloth- triangles- buffalo c...
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shield cover- Northern Plains- Crow- Apsáalooke- golden eagle feathers- pigment- snow goose feather- glass beads- porcupine quills- sinew- tanned hide- wool ...
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shirt- Northern Plains- Wool- quills- Beads- pigment- horsehair- tanned hide- leather, wrapped quill design, beaded border, painted, horsehair, wool, horse t...
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tipi- painted by Howard Pepian- Blackfeet- Blue Star, Missoula, Montana- painted- green- black- canvas- yellow- White- rust- circles- heart line- dots- two a...
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toy cradle- Montana- Crow- Apsáalooke- hide- Beads- Tradecloth- tanned- triangles- stripes- cross- Ritual and Recreation, Toys. Toy baby carrier, tanned hid...
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toy cradle- Ute- Colorado- wood- leather- Beads- blue- cones- frame- slats- seed- strips- tin- muslin- cover- Ritual and Recreation: Toys. Wood frame with w...
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toy pipe- Northern Plains- wood- green- paint- bowl- blue- catlinite- carved- yellow- dot- hand- windows- Ritual and Recreation: Toys. (A) Rectangular shape...
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Buffalo Phil's deep thoughts

Thank you Chelsea- you've found a few of my own favorites too!