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Buffalo Horn Belt: “Winyan Wánakikśin” (Women Defenders of Others)

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Buffalo Horn Belt: “Winyan Wánakikśin” (Women Defenders of Others)
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Oglala Lakota jewelry artists Kevin and Valerie Pourier crafted this concha belt out of buffalo horn to honor all women but in particular American Indian women who are advocates for Native communities. The eight women featured on the belt are: Susie Silook (Yupik/Inupiaq), Tolman (Wichiyena Dakhota/Hunkpapa/Lakota), Mary Kathryn Nagle (Cherokee Nation), Wanda Batchelor (Washoe Tribe), Jodi Archambault (Hunkpapa/Oglala Lakota), Roxanne Swentzell (Santa Clara Pueblo), Suzan Shown Harjo (Cheyenne/Hodulgee Muscogee) and Bobbi Jean Three Legs (Hunkpapa Lakota). See https://www.americanindianmagazine.org to read more about the belt, its artists and the women portrayed.
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54 sec
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Native American Indian Museum
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National Museum of the American Indian
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Education
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Native Americans;American Indians
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National Museum of the American Indian
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Buffalo Horn Belt: “Winyan Wánakikśin” (Women Defenders of Others)

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