Points West Online

Welcome to Points West Online. In this blog we share articles from the Buffalo Bill Center of the West's Points West magazine. Enjoy the full range of topics related to the West as we post stories from recent issues, and even delve into the archives from the past twenty years. And if you're interested in receiving a printed copy of our magazine going forward, join our membership program—it's one of the benefits!

Points West Online: Sacred Lands

Eugene Ridgely Sr. (Northern Arapaho) "Sand Creek Massacre," 1994. Acrylic on buffalo hide. Loan from Eugene Ridgely Sr.

From Points West magazine Originally published in Summer 2000 Sacred Lands By Emma I. Hansen Now Curator Emerita, Plains Indian Museum “East of my grandmother’s house the sun… Read More

Points West Online: Twenty-five years celebrating the annual Plains Indian Museum Powwow

Adam Tsosie Nordwall, Shoshone-Chippewa-Navajo dancer from Fallon, Nevada. 2003 Plains Indian Museum Powwow.

From Points West magazine Originally published in Spring 2006 By Rebecca West Editor’s note: On the eve of the 33rd Annual Plains Indian Museum Powwow, this… Read More