Black and white photograph of Dakota Leader Wakanozhanzhan (Medicine Bottle) at Fort Snelling, 1864.

Dakota Leader Wakanozhanzhan (Medicine Bottle) at Fort Snelling

Dakota Leader Wakanozhanzhan (Medicine Bottle) at Fort Snelling, 1864.

Water color painting of a Medicine Dance of the Dakota, 1847. Painting by Seth Eastman.

Dakota Medicine Dance

Water color painting of a Medicine Dance of the Dakota, 1847. Painting by Seth Eastman.

Color image of a Dakota hanging picture frame made of decorated leather, probably for the commercial market, c.1900. The frame was purchased at either the Lower Brule Agency or the Crow Creek Agency in South Dakota.

Dakota picture frame

A Dakota hanging picture frame made of decorated leather, probably for the commercial market, c.1900. The frame was purchased at either the Lower Brule Agency or the Crow Creek Agency in South Dakota.

Color image of a Dakota pincushion from the Dakota community at Prairie Island in Goodhue County, c.1930s.

Dakota pincushion

A Dakota pincushion from the Dakota community at Prairie Island in Goodhue County, c.1930s. The left-facing swastika included on the cushion is a traditional American Indian (as well as Southeast Asian) symbol of peace and good fortune. Its use in Native art pre-dates, and is unconnected to, Nazism.

Color image of a cuff created between 2012 and 2013 by Dakota/Navajo artist Dallas Goldtooth.

Dakota quillwork cuff

Cuff created between 2012 and 2013 by Dakota/Navajo artist Dallas Goldtooth.

photograph of a round lace doily

Dakota round lace doily

Lace doily made by Dakota women at Birch Coulee Mission, possibly as a result of the lace-making school, c.1890–1920.

Color image of a Dakota beaded wall pocket made c.1900.

Dakota wall pocket

Dakota beaded wall pocket made c.1900.

Colorized picture postcard featuring a Dakota woman making beadwork, c.1930.

Dakota woman making beadwork

Colorized picture postcard featuring a Dakota woman making beadwork, c.1930.

Graphite drawing of a Dakota woman processing a hide, c.1845. Drawing by Seth Eastman.

Dakota woman scraping a hide

Graphite drawing of a Dakota woman processing a hide, c.1845. Drawing by Seth Eastman.

Dakota woman’s hide and wool dress, c.1850s.

Dakota woman's dress

Dakota woman’s hide and wool dress, c.1850s.

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