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These moccasins are made of Wisconsin-raised Bison hide, velvet, Czech glass beads, and amethyst. The use of purple and white in these burial moccasins is meant to reflect the quahog shell, the source of wampum. Made in 2007, these moccasins are part of the Sisters in Spirits: Native American Stories in Rocks and Beads exhibit.
Signature Artist John Lopez
John Lopez is a Signature Artist member of Artists of the Black Hills: an organization of professional artists, artisansand galleries sharing the commongoal of establishing the South Dakota Black Hills as prime source for art of the highest quality.
Wild West Buffalo
The Wild West Buffalo features two life-size portrait bronzes in it. The right side has Sitting Bull welded in it and the left side features a portrait of Buffalo Bill Cody. The two famous characters starred in Bill Cody's Wild West Show that toured the all around world. The idea to put the two bronze busts featuring Sitting Bull and Buffalo Bill came about during the 2012 Christmas fair in Lemmon. Kavan Donohue was looking through a book in front of Phyllis Schmidt's booth and saw an old…
Black Hills History & Museums: Tatanka Story of the Bison
Dive into the devastating, yet incredible, history of the story of the bison at this one of a kind museum in Deadwood, South Dakota.