Hunter Old Elk, the curatorial assistant of the Plains Indian Museum, said when children come into this world, they are a new generation. “They are a new light and a […]
Plains Indian Museum
Through its collections, exhibitions, and programs--shares information about the cultures, traditions, and contemporary lives of Native peoples of the Great Plains. Our blog provides a glimpse into the topics we’re exploring.
Women-led, the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Movement (MMIWG) increases awareness for staggering violence, disappearances, and exploitation against Indigenous peoples, especially women.
Toys are a great example of how historians learn about people’s everyday lives. Hunter Old Elk, the curatorial assistant of the Plains Indian Museum, said a great example in the […]
There are times when a curator of a museum may decide not to keep an object that came in with a larger collection. That’s because of the damage or quality […]
One day while working in the Plains Indian Museum collections, Hunter Old Elk, the curatorial assistant, found a very heavy box. “I didn’t really know what it was going to […]
Lauren Good Day is Arikara Hidatsa Blackfeet and Plains Cree. Rebecca West, the curator of the Plains Indian Museum, said this diverse cultural heritage informs her as an artist. Good […]