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“The Plains Indians: Artists of the Earth and Sky,” one of the greatest exhibitions of American Indian art you may ever see, opens Monday at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Too bad the exhibit was

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““The #PlainsIndians: Artists of Earth and Sky,” featuring more than 150 works, closes today. http://t.co/gwxMKhlubz”

Great Lakes quilled hide knife sheath, probably Huron, that is 9 inches long & finely decorated in ivory, orange & blue porcupine quillwork with an edge trimmed with tiny tin cone pendants inserted with red-dyed deer fur.

Art/Auctions: American Indian Art auction at Sotheby's May 8, 2006

Great Lakes quilled hide knife sheath, probably Huron, that is 9 inches long & finely decorated in ivory, orange & blue porcupine quillwork with an edge trimmed with tiny tin cone pendants inserted with red-dyed deer fur.

Art for Daily Life: March 2009 Native American Regalia, Native American Design, Native American Artifacts, Native American Beadwork, American Indians, Indian Beadwork, Native Beadwork, Beading Ideas, Beading Patterns

Art for Daily Life

Kyle McDonald started a project, the goal of which was to trade a red paperclip for a house. It took him one year and fourteen trades to achieve his aim. His first trade was for a wooden fish pen belonging to two vegan women who (being vegan) didn't really want a fish pen. He traded the pen to a Seattle sculptor for a handmade clay doorknob. From there, he traded for a Coleman stove which he exchanged for a generator, followed by a keg of beer with a neon Budweiser sign, next for a…

Pauite Twined Baby Carrier, c.

A PAIUTE TWINED BABY CARRIER. c. 1940... Other | Lot #50119 | Heritage Auctions

American Indian Art:Baskets, A PAIUTE TWINED BABY CARRIER. c. 1940...

A PAIUTE WILLOW BABY CARRIER. c. 1900... American Indian ArtBaskets | Lot #50149 | Heritage Auctions

A PAIUTE WILLOW BABY CARRIER. c. 1900... American Indian Art | Lot #50149 | Heritage Auctions

A PAIUTE WILLOW BABY CARRIER. c. 1900... American Indian ArtBaskets | Lot #50149 | Heritage Auctions

2013 Indian Market winner, Babe And Carla Hemlock, Mohawk

Complete list of 2013 Indian Market winners

Best Of Show: First place, Jackie Bread (Beadwork)

Sioux Fully Beaded Saddle- note the center fire rigging, so much better for the horse

INDIAN SADDLES

Full beaded Hope saddle tree. Le bon temps des réserves! avec miroir pour faire peur aux guerriers blancs!

Photograph by Erika Larsen Patricia Heemsah, of the Yakama Nation in Washington State, holds a beaded bag she uses in ceremonial dances and as regalia for her horse in parades.

People of the Horse 2011-2013

erika larsen horse 24

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Native American Art

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Porta bebesy (Oglala Lakota, South Dakota), Past Is Prologue (Salish-style Cradleboard), beads/shell/cloth/wood, c.

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The Plains Indians: Artists of Earth and Sky at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, March 9 – May 2015

The Plains Indians: Artists of Earth and Sky at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, March 9 – May 10, 2015

“In the historical absence of written language, art is where the underpinning of tribal thought and values are encrypted.” — Arthur Amiotte (2014), from the exhibition catalogue for The…