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 […]
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.
Kate Fools Crow was Lakota and the wife of the renowned spiritual leader Frank Fools Crow. Kate made a dress sometime in the 1970s that had American themes. Hunter Old Elk, […]
The Plains Indian Museum not only collects older artwork but also contemporary artwork. The museum has a piece of pottery by Rose Pecos SunRhodes. “[It’s] a large female figure with […]
Diverse Cultures of the Northern Plains Indian Peoples: Adversity and Renewal Themes of adversity and renewal have been of great importance to Plains Indian peoples in the past and the […]
Diverse Cultures of the Northern Plains Indian Peoples: Honor and Celebration Ceremonies have been important to Plains Indian life in the past and continue to be in the present. In […]
Diverse Cultures of the Northern Plains Indian Peoples: Buffalo and the People The buffalo, or American bison, were and still are of great importance to the Native peoples of the […]