The cornerstone of our Whitney Western Art Museum’s collection is a monumental sculpture of William F. Cody by Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney: Buffalo Bill—The Scout. View the video below to learn […]
The Center of the West's Education Department
What do our educators have to say? Read a blog about museum happenings and what they are doing to engage museum audiences.
Celebrating local students can make lifelong impacts that encourage skill building, problem solving, and creativity, while igniting a spark that could impact them for years to come. Last summer the […]
In this third part of the series of blogs on Plains weaponry, I will talk about lances… Read part 1Read part 2 The lance—wahúkeza—is another weapon commonly used on the […]
In this second part of the series of blogs on Plains weaponry, I will introduce the stone-headed war club. Read part 1Read part 3 There are many types of clubs, […]
In a series of blogs on men’s weaponry on the plains, I will discuss several different weapons, beginning with perhaps the most well-known: the bow and arrow. Read part 2Read […]
In the Nakoda (Assiniboine) language, the border separating the U.S. and Canada is sometimes referred to as the Ĉaŋgú Wakaŋ, which can be roughly translated as the “mysterious road/trail.” When […]