• Format/Object name:

    Dance staff

  • Date created:


  • Artists/Makers:

    Bryan Akipa, Sisitonwan Dakota [Sisseton-Wahpeton Sioux Tribe]

  • Place:

    Sisseton, Lake Traverse Reservation; Roberts County; South Dakota; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Wood, horsehair, hide, rawhide, turkey feather/feathers, commercially produced fabric patches/insignia, cotton twine/string, iron nails, glue, wood stain, paint

  • Techniques:

    Carved, stained, painted, pyroengraved, wrapped, tied, glued

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    NMAI purchase from the artist, 2008.

  • Dimensions:

    94.0 x 7.4 x 30.0 cm

  • Catalog number:



    This item is currently on view at NMAI, DC.

See it in the "Song for the Horse Nation" exhibit on the 3rd floor

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