For previous posts sharing my visit to this fantastic museum complex, click here:
I was impressed with the Plains Indians artistry, creativity and culture! I believe you will be, too!
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“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 horn bonnet:
To be continued.