Plains Indian

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a member of one of the tribes of American Indians who lived a nomadic life following the buffalo in the Great Plains of North America

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In fifteen chapters Ewers covers a wide range of topics from Plains Indian painting to pipe carving, to depictions of "The Awesome Bear", to collaborations between Indian artists and anthropologists.
Legacies of the Paul Dyck Plains Indian Collection showcases a collection of objects of Plains Indian people that were made before the reservation era.
The reintroduction of the horse to North America by the Spanish, beginning at the end of the 16th century, revolutionized Plains Indians cultures in many ways--particularly as a boon to the buffalo hunt.
Howard attributed the elaborate compilation of Plains Indian war drawings to Half Moon, a fictive Uncpapa [Hunkpapa] Sioux chief.
French director Arnaud Desplechin's film about the psychoanalysis of Jimmy Picard (Benicio Del Toro), a Blackfoot World War II veteran suffering from catatonia and blinding headaches, seems like a decidedly un-American movie about a real, or native, American--it's a Western and a war story with a Plains Indian for a hero, but without a single cowboy, cavalry charge, or gunfight.
The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection was acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S.
But it's to see the world's reaction to the world premiere of Jimmy P, Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian, that excites her at Cannes.
Reilly makes good use of his newspaper sources and thus presents an excellent overview of press reaction to, and discussion of, the Plains Indian Wars.
95) documents the height of the Plains Indian wars when Pawnee Indian scouts lent their services to the U.
Marshall observes, "[M]ost of the Plains Indian bands were in sympathy with the Southern cause" during the war (1972, 24).
The Earth Made New: Plains Indian Stories of Creation
Morris had travelled to most of the Canadian Plains Indian communities to portray important leaders.
The United States has used both offensive and defensive strategies in many wars, including the Revolutionary War in the 1770s and 1780s, the Civil War in the 1860s, the Plains Indian Wars in the late 19th century, World War II in the 1940s, and the Vietnam War in the 1960s and 1970s.
Digital documentation of more than 60 of the world's threatened languages is now under way, including Native American languages such as Washo, Navajo, Comanche, Apache, and Plains Indian sign language.
Moreover, the buffalo was a sacred animal to the Plains Indian peoples and was an important part of their religion.