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Help understanding Plains beadwork design

Hi all. Long shot, but - I saw this design in the Garst Museum in Ohio, where the Annie Oakley collection is kept. The design is worked onto a pair of leather gauntlets. The label said that the gloves had been a gift from Sitting Bull; it's possible, but also might be apocryphal. I'm interested in quoting the design in an art project, but before I do, would like to know whether anyone recognizes the motif or knows its associations. [more inside]
posted by Miko on Jul 16, 2015 - 6 answers

How complete are DNA tests at determining ethnic / racial background?

How complete are DNA tests at determining ethnic / racial background? [more inside]
posted by mortaddams on Mar 4, 2012 - 10 answers

Help me learn more of the Dine

I'm wanting to learn more about the Navajo Nation. Any recommendations for good resources? [more inside]
posted by azpenguin on Jul 22, 2008 - 8 answers

Wendigo myth in the Northwest

Is the Wendigo purely a Northeast American (and Canadian) myth? If so is there a Northwest equivalent?
posted by Artw on Apr 29, 2008 - 15 answers

Hi-Res Image Need of Specific Dawes Rolls Page

Need High-Res image of one particular Dawes Roll page. I have a low-res image, but I can't read some of the words. Longish story within. [more inside]
posted by vanoakenfold on Aug 12, 2006 - 6 answers

Can you tell me how to get... how to get this song...

SongFilter: Have you heard an Indian/Native American version of the Sesame Street song? Know where to find a copy? [more inside]
posted by muddylemon on Nov 11, 2005 - 6 answers

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