Old Days Modern Ways

Ken Williams Jr., Arapaho / Seneca / American, born 1983, Inunaina (Arapaho), Seneca (Haudenosaunee)



Vintage and new glass beads, silk ribbon, porcupine quills, wool, shell, seed pearls, hubble glass beads, brass thimbles, deer hide, brass beads, brass bells, vintage Swarovski sew downs, cow hide latigo, brass rings, human hair, marabou turkey feathers

Overall: 10 1/8 × 8 in. (25.7 × 20.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Virginia and Preston T. Kelsey 1958 Fund

© Ken Williams Jr., photo courtesy Shiprock Santa Fe.



North America, United States


21st century

Object Name

Personal Gear: Bag


Native American

Native American: Woodlands

Not on view

Course History

NAS 30.21, Native American Art and Material, Jami Powell, Spring 2020

NAS 30.18, Indians Who Rock the World: Native American Contemporary Music, Davina Two Bears, Spring 2019

Publication History

John R. Stomberg, The Hood Now: Art and Inquiry at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2019, p. 221, ill. plate no. 152.


Artist’s studio; Shiprock Santa Fe Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico; sold to present collection, 2018.

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