Plains Indian tintypes © by Will Dunniway
Tintype plates by Will Dunniway Made in three locations: Cheyenne River, South Dakota. Little Bighorn, Montana. Union Pass, Wyoming Used in Part for Michael Terry's book, Plains Indian Regalia and Customs, by Bad Hand. Schiffer Publication 2010 CERTIFICATES: United States Copyright Office VA 1 -366-040 (July 1, 2006) United States Copyright Office VAu 1 -720-276, (July 11, 2006)
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A Native American (Plains) woman, wearing a shawl, a print dress, and moccasins, poses next to a tepee with a child who wears a print dress - Smith-Hassell Co - 1880/1910
The acquisition of horses by the plains Indians in the early…
The acquisition of horses by the plains Indians in the early 18th century transformed the lives of most tribes between the Rockies and the Mississippi. Almost overnight they found a much more effective way of hunting the buffalo, the main staple of life in this huge area. They embraced the horseback riding culture enthusiastically. With a good horse under him, a hunter could go faster than a buffalo which gave him an enormous advantage.
Southern Plains Beaded High-top Woman's Moccasins | Sale Number 2346, Lot Number 173 | Skinner Auctioneers
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