Category Archives: Quillwork

Arts – Beadwork & Quillwork

Arts – Beadwork & Quillwork

Posted on December 08, 2014 by

At Black Hills State University one of the classes I teach is Traditional Lakota Arts which includes learning basic techniques of beadwork, quillwork, and featherwork. If you are involved in the arts and crafts, can you cite someone who was instrumental in generating interest in areas such as beading and quillwork?  Most people started with someon...

Visiting Our Friends in Northern Cheyenne and Crow Country

Visiting Our Friends in Northern Cheyenne and Crow Country

Posted on April 17, 2013 by

This month we are planning our trip to Montana to visit our friends at Northern Cheyenne and Crow country on April 25th - 27th.  This is our annual trek and we look forward to a good visit and great purchases of art. We're looking to purchase contemporary and traditional Crow and Northern Cheyenne Indian Art. W...

Warrior Doll by James Little Wounded

Warrior Doll by James Little Wounded

Posted on July 26, 2012 by

We're here talking today with Lynn Thomas, the Manager of the Native American art gallery here at Prairie Edge, about a special doll we recently received from artist James Little Wounded. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zj6k_epYgr0[/youtube] ...

James Little Wounded: Combining Quillwork & Beadwork

James Little Wounded: Combining Quillwork & Beadwork

Posted on January 24, 2012 by

Blending the Old World and the New, Native American artist James Little Wounded is well known for his ability to effortlessly combine quillwork and beadwork in his pieces. Here he tells how he learned these techniques as a young boy...and also entertains with a few wonderful stories from his childhood. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O4O...

July’s Featured Piece: Buffalo Robe with Sunburst Design

July’s Featured Piece: Buffalo Robe with Sunburst Design

Posted on July 14, 2011 by

During the summer solstice, just before the sun climbs above the horizon, the buffalo constellation is visible among the stars…so it seems only fitting that Lynn, our Native Gallery director would choose a buffalo robe decorated with a sunburst design as her favorite gallery piece for the month of July. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...

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