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Plains

The collection of nearly 700 objects encompasses the Northern, Central, Southern Plains and the Prairie, including traditional to contemporary objects from the Tsistsistas, Apsaalooke, Siksika, Gaigwa, Inunaina, Niuam, Ponca, Osage, Nehiyawak, and all Sioux peoples.

Choker
Sac (Sauk) and Fox
Choker
about 1850 - 1860
13.13.747A
Headdress
Possibly Osage
Headdress
about 1870
13.137.4094C
Child's Moccasins
Inunaina (Arapaho)
Child's Moccasins
early 20th century
164.23.15475
Feathered
Unknown people (Plains)
Feathered "War Bonnet"
early 20th century
172.25.25458
Trick Bag
Santee Dakota
Trick Bag
collected about 1850
181.2.26035
Doll's Dress
Lakota (Teton Sioux)
Doll's Dress
about 1890
181.2.26089
Untitled (Short Bull Counting Coup on a Chaticks Si Chaticks (Pawnee) Warrior), page number 21, from a...
Short Bull (Tatanka Ptecela), American (Lakota (Sioux)), about 1845 - 1915
Untitled (Short Bull Counting Coup on a Chaticks Si Chaticks (Pawnee) Warrior), page number 21, from a...
about 1885-1890
2005.28
Lattice Cradle Baby Carrier
Ka'igwu (Kiowa)
Lattice Cradle Baby Carrier
about 1910
2006.29
China Basin District, number 2 of 4, from the series Entering Zig's Indian Reservation
Zig Jackson, American (Mandan / Hidatsa / Arikara), born 1957
China Basin District, number 2 of 4, from the series Entering Zig's Indian Reservation
negative 1997; print 1997-1998
2007.37.1
Untitled (
Chief Killer (Noh-hu-nah-wih), American (Southern Tsistsistas / Suhtai (Cheyenne)), 1849 - 1922
Untitled ("Cheyennes on a visit to the Sioux"), page number 37, from a Chief Killer sketchbook
about mid-1875-mid-1878
2007.65.22
Untitled (Joined Ledger Pages: Social Dancers, including part of page number 82), from an unidentified...
Wooden Leg (Kum-mok-quiv-vi-ok-ta), American (Northern Tsistsistas / Suhtai (Cheyenne)), 1858 - 1940
Untitled (Joined Ledger Pages: Social Dancers, including part of page number 82), from an unidentified...
about 1882
2007.65.57
Untitled (Warrior in Battle), from the
Howling Wolf (Ho-na-nist-to), American (Southern Tsistsistas / Suhtai (Cheyenne)), 1849 - 1927
Untitled (Warrior in Battle), from the "Robert Allen Guthrie Notebook"
about 1874-1875
2007.65.8
Wedding Ceremony; number 20, from the portfolio: Kiowa Indian Art, Watercolor Paintings in Color by the...
Stephen Mopope, American (Ka'igwu (Kiowa)), 1898 - 1974
Wedding Ceremony; number 20, from the portfolio: Kiowa Indian Art, Watercolor Paintings in Color by the...
published 1929
2008.1.20
they were as numerous as grass
Lynne Allen, American (Lakota), born 1948
they were as numerous as grass
2002
2008.41.4
Collector No. 5
T. C. Cannon, American (Ka'igwu / Caddo / Choctaw), 1946 - 1978
Collector No. 5
about 1977
2008.57
Mountain Chief, Blackfeet War Leader
Terrance Guardipee, American (Siksika (Blackfeet)), born 1968
Mountain Chief, Blackfeet War Leader
August 2008
2008.60
Dancing at Poplar River
Darryl Growing Thunder, American (Assiniboine / Sioux), born about 1968
Dancing at Poplar River
2008
2008.61
Toy Cradleboard for a Doll
Osage
Toy Cradleboard for a Doll
about 1900
2008.66
Untitled (A Tsistsistas (Cheyenne) Warrior Counting Coup on a Baby), page number 21, from the
Unknown artist ("Arrow" Ledger), American (Southern Tsistsistas / Suhtai (Cheyenne)), active late 19th century
Untitled (A Tsistsistas (Cheyenne) Warrior Counting Coup on a Baby), page number 21, from the "Arrow's...
about 1874-1875
2008.75
Vest
Dakota (Eastern Sioux)
Vest
about 1880
2008.82
Tipi Liner
Hunkpapa Lakota
Tipi Liner
about 1910
2009.10
Pictorial Buffalo Robe
Sioux
Pictorial Buffalo Robe
about 1870
2009.13
Beaded and Fringed Hide Man's Wearing Shirt
Siksika (Blackfeet)
Beaded and Fringed Hide Man's Wearing Shirt
about 1880
2009.14
Monarch Buffalo Horn Cup
Kevin Pourier, American (Oglala Lakota), born 1959
Monarch Buffalo Horn Cup
2009
2009.59
The Medicine Bear Winter Count, recording the years 1823-1917
Nakota (Yankton Sioux)
The Medicine Bear Winter Count, recording the years 1823-1917
about 1917
2009.65
Night Shade, Milky Way
Dwayne Wilcox, American (Oglala Lakota), born 1957
Night Shade, Milky Way
2011
2011.40
Club with Incised Monster Design
possibly Omaha
Club with Incised Monster Design
probably late 19th century
42.12.8126
Tipi or Cradleboard Ornament
Inunaina (Arapaho)
Tipi or Cradleboard Ornament
early 20th century
43.25.8604
Flat Bag with Thunderbird Design
Inunaina (Arapaho)
Flat Bag with Thunderbird Design
about 1875
46.10.10791
Girl's Dress
Tsistsistas / Suhtai (Cheyenne)
Girl's Dress
about 1915-1920
46.10.10795
Cradle
Mrs. Lone Dog (Pretty Eagle), American (Lakota), late 19th - early 20th century
Cradle
about 1890
46.17.9831
Bridle Decoration
Lakota (Teton Sioux)
Bridle Decoration
late 19th century
46.17.9837
Flat Bag
Tsistsistas / Suhtai (Cheyenne)
Flat Bag
late l9th century
46.17.9848
Belt
Ponca
Belt
about 1902
46.17.9854
Woman's Boots
Ka'igwu (Kiowa)
Woman's Boots
about 1880
46.17.9859
Woman's Leggings
Dakota (Eastern Sioux)
Woman's Leggings
about 1850s
47.12.10803
Tipi Bag (Possible Bag)
Lakota (Teton Sioux)
Tipi Bag (Possible Bag)
1880s
985.47.26528
Cradle
Inunaina (Arapaho)
Cradle
about 1870
985.47.26531
Cradleboard
Apsáalooke (Crow / Absaroke)
Cradleboard
about 1880
985.47.26532
Pipe Bag
Tsistsistas / Suhtai (Cheyenne)
Pipe Bag
about 1890
985.47.26556
Pictorial Boy's Vest
Lakota (Teton Sioux)
Pictorial Boy's Vest
about 1900
985.47.26593
Vest Once Owned By Thunder Iron (Albert Lincoln)
Apsáalooke (Crow / Absaroke)
Vest Once Owned By Thunder Iron (Albert Lincoln)
about 1900
985.47.26595
Man's Vest
Nehiyawak (Plains Cree)
Man's Vest
about 1890
985.47.26596
Woman's Cape
Niitsitapii (Blackfoot / Blackfeet)
Woman's Cape
about 1910
985.47.26599
Man's Warshirt
Apsáalooke (Crow / Absaroke)
Man's Warshirt
about 1915-1920
985.47.26601
Doll representing an Apache Woman
Mildred Imoch Cleghorn, American (Chiricahua Apache), 1910 - 1997
Doll representing an Apache Woman
1954
987.35.26777
Untitled (
Chief Killer (Noh-hu-nah-wih), American (Southern Tsistsistas / Suhtai (Cheyenne)), 1849 - 1922
Untitled ("Sioux Lodge"), page number 12, from a Chief Killer sketchbook
about mid-1875-mid-1878
D.2003.18.2
Untitled (Osage War Dance), page number 11, from the
Unknown Artist (Julian Scott Artist A), American (Ka'igwu (Kiowa)), active late 19th century
Untitled (Osage War Dance), page number 11, from the "Julian Scott Ledger"
1880
D.2003.18.3
Return from War Dance
Linda Haukaas, American (Lakota), born 1957
Return from War Dance
2003
D.2004.23
Untitled (An Inunaina (Arapaho) Warrior Fires Back at U.S. Soldiers), page number 138, from the
Unknown artist ("Price" Ledger), American (Tsistsistas / Suhtai (Cheyenne) and/or Inunaina (Arapaho)), active late 19th century
Untitled (An Inunaina (Arapaho) Warrior Fires Back at U.S. Soldiers), page number 138, from the "Vincent...
late 19th century
D.2004.9
... Who Owns History?
Hachivi Edgar Heap of Birds, American (Inunaina / Tsistsistas), born 1954
... Who Owns History?
1992
MIS.2003.25.1
Saint Agnes
Arthur Amiotte (Wanblí Ta Hócoka Washté), American (Oglala Lakota), born 1942
Saint Agnes
2001
MIS.2004.36
Old Time War Dancer
James Auchiah, American (Ka'igwu (Kiowa)), 1906 - 1975
Old Time War Dancer
1930
W.935.1.76
Indian on Horseback
Stephen Mopope, American (Ka'igwu (Kiowa)), 1898 - 1974
Indian on Horseback
1930
W.935.1.82
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