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The Current Issue: Vol. 46 # 6, Issue 316


·    Wabanaki Souvenir Beadwork– Part 1

              Material Culture by Richard Green

·    Two Cheyenne Dresses

               Material Culture by Michael Johnson

·    Southern Style Cheyenne Moccasins

              MoccasinCorner by Michael Kostelnik

·  Otoe & Pawnee—Historical Images

      Glimpses by Barry Hardin

·     10 Questions for Dave Powell, Western Artist

      Interview by Peter Durkin

·     Powwow Gossip

      Humorous Essay by Scott Thompson

·     Straight Dancers

      PowwowFashions by Craig Jones; Photos by Bryan Fraker


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Our next issue, Vol. 47 # 1, Issue 317


·    Wabanaki Souvenir Beadwork– Part 2

              Material Culture by Richard Green

¨    An Unusual Northern Plains Woman’s Breastplate

               Material Culture by Jim Johnston 

¨    Quilled & Beaded Picture Frame

               ArtistCorner by Richard Green

¨    Plains Art Before 1860

               Material Culture by John Molloy

¨ Dakota Women of Ft. Totten

               Glimpses by Allen Chronister

¨ Women’s Prairie Style

               PowwowFashions by Craig Jones

               Photographs by Brian Fraker

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