This exhibition first opened at the museum's George Gustav Heye Center in New York on November 14, 2009 and was on display until July 10, 2011. The Washington version doubles its exhibition space to 9,500 square feet and features fifteen new objects, including a hand-painted, nineteenth-century Sioux tipi depicting battle and horse raiding scenes.
View the exhibition's official website.
|Horse mask - Blackfeet, Montana - ca. 1830s|
|Horse mask - Lakota, South or North Dakota - ca. 1860s|
|Painted hide robe - Blackfeet, Montana - Mid-1800s|
|Sash heddle - Ho-Chunk, Nebraska - ca. 1862|
|Shield with cover - Comanche, Oklahoma - ca. 1875|
|Quilled bag - Lakota, South or North Dakota - ca. 1870s|
Information and images courtesy of the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian