Buffalo Bill Center of the West 5

For previous posts sharing my visit to this fantastic museum complex, click here:

Buffalo Bill Center of the West Introduction

Buffalo Bill Center of the West 2

Buffalo Bill Center of the West 3

Buffalo Bill Center of the West 4

Continuing on:

I was impressed with the Plains Indians artistry, creativity and culture!  I believe you will be, too!

*Clicking on a photo will give you a closer look!

Buffalo Bill Center of the West

Buffalo Bill Center of the West

Buffalo Bill Center of the West

Buffalo Bill Center of the West

Buffalo Bill Center of the West

“Two elk teeth remain after everything else has crumbled to dust…and for that reason the elk tooth has become an emblem of long life.  When a child is born its parents desire long life for it and for this reason an elk tooth is given to a child.” -O’kute, Lakota Elk Dreamer, early 20th century.

Buffalo Bill Center of the West

Buffalo Bill Center of the West

Buffalo Bill Center of the West

Buffalo Bill Center of the West

Buffalo Bill Center of the West

Buffalo Bill Center of the West

Buffalo Bill Center of the West

Buffalo Bill Center of the West

Buffalo horn bonnet:

Buffalo Bill Center of the West

Buffalo Bill Center of the West

Buffalo Bill Center of the West

Buffalo Bill Center of the West

Painted hide:

Buffalo Bill Center of the West

To be continued.

5 responses to “Buffalo Bill Center of the West 5

  1. Pingback: Buffalo Bill Center of the West 6 | LC's Cottage

  2. Inspiration for a new project? Wearable art at it’s core IMHO

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