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Lakota woman's robe
  Lakota woman's robe
Acrylic paint on moosehide.
The "box-and-border" design is original, but borrows design elements from similar robes in museum collections. Robes used by men frequently had pictographic designs while women's robes used abstract designs.
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Lakota vest
  Fully beaded vest on elk leather
Beaded and sewn with artificial sinew.
The designs are typical of Lakota beadwork in the 1880s. This took me about a year to make.
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Lakota bow and quiver case
  Bow and quiver case
Beadwork on brain-tanned and smoked deerhide. Otter fur strap and beaded pendant.
The sinew-backed ash bow was made for me by Dave Bergh of Bjorkdale, Saskatchewan and has a draw-weight of about 37 lbs.
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Lakota moccasins
  Moccasins
The soft-soled one-piece moccasin with the red background was one of my first serious beadwork attempts, made when I was 14. The other 2 moccasins have rawhide soles and quillwork on the tongues.
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Lakota bag
  Beaded bag
Elkhide with ottertail strap.
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Lakota fan and medicine bag
  Fan
Goose wing and Golden Eagle feather fluffs.
The circular design on the handle is in quillwork and beads.
Medicine bag
Brain-tanned muskrat.
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Lakota woman's moccasin and legging ensemble
  Lakota woman's moccasin and legging ensemble
Brain-tanned elk and deer leather.
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Woman's legging design in flat profile
  Woman's legging design in flat profile
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