Item Number: FCSHIE88
Materials: Buckskin, rawhide, paint, feathers, cloth, herbs.
Description: Miniature shield from the elk dreamer society depicting a running elk with lightning shooting from his nose and hooves. The sky is filled with vermilion stars and a small fetish bag is attached to the center. Feathers adorn each side.
Dimensions: Diameter 9 inches
The shield belonged to White Eagle who was a participant in the 101 Ranch programs.
Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, pp 21
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