Plains Indian Artifacts Exhibit

The Plains Indian Artifacts Exhibit showcases over 450 rare historic and culturally significant items in a visually pleasing display. In addition to the quilled clothing, headdress, and moccasins shown below, the collection includes

Comments from recent visitors include:

Quilled clothing is beautifully decorated with porcupine quills that were first dyed with extracts from natural herbs and roots, then flattened with their teeth and woven into the design.
Headdress of turkey feathers and vest. Left: 1800's Sioux beaded bag.
Beaded women's moccasins from the Sioux Lower Brule tribe are sinew-sewn on buffalo hide.