PLAINS INDIANS

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Plains Apache woman - circa 1890

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Plains Apache woman - circa 1890

Blackfeet Mother. Jade Nelson. by dunniway, via Flickr

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)

This is Plains Horse Archery. The only form of horse archery originating from North America for the past 375 years. There is a specific technique to shooting and arrows are ALWAYS held points up in bow hand. To understand this technique properly, one must use a plains bow and arrows. the correct archery tackle as well as technique is the only way to truly represent this discipline and style.

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1900 Northern Plains Indian female 11-inch doll wearing a light leather dress over a stuffed cloth body. The top half and sleeves of the bodice are decorated with beadwork in shades of blue. Beadwork borders the scalloped edge of the skirt. A brown leather belt holds a multicolor beadwork sheath and pouch. The doll wears high moccasins with bead and quillwork decorations.

Northern Plains female doll : Collections Online

Northern Plains beaded buckskin doll with fringe dress and incorporated moccasins

Northern Plains beaded buckskin doll with fringe dress and incorporated moccasins, horizontal quill

with fringe dress and incorporated moccasins, horizontal quill decorated, 11" overall.

GOES UP HILL , 1881

GOES UP HILL , 1881

Native American (Plains) woman with a child, pose next to a tepee - Smith-Hassell Co - 1880/1910

SMOKE EYES AND WATER

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 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.

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.

The First Scout: Mystic Warriors Of The Great Plains

The First Scout: Mystic Warriors Of The High Plains

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Plains style doll offered by ebay seller indianabcxenie

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Large Kachina Doll in Collectibles, Cultures & Ethnicities, Native American: US, Non-Native American Crafts | eBay

Unknown | [Studio Portrait of Plains Indian] ca.1860 | The Met

Unknown | [Studio Portrait of Plains Indian] | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Unknown | [Studio Portrait of Plains Indian] ca.1860 | The Met

Missouri Chief Eaten Raw - Wathake-ruche 1868

Missouri Chief Eaten Raw - Wathake-ruche 1868

Southern Plains Indian Warrior, 1894 by Henry Farny

Southern Plains Indian Warrior, 1894 by Henry Farny

Southern Plains Beaded High-top Woman's Moccasins

Southern Plains Beaded High-top Woman's Moccasins | Sale Number 2346, Lot Number 173 | Skinner Auctioneers

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