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"Beaded Heritage" Explores Traditions and Identity

Julia and Twila White Bull
courtesy of Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence
Julia and Twila White Bull

The art of bead work has a long tradition in the Native American culture, passed down from one generation to the next. An exhibition at the Spencer Museum in Lawrence, Beaded Heritage, pairs beaded bags and moccasins from the collection with contemporary pow wow regalia worn by two Haskell Indian Nations University students. By Laura Spencer


Kansas City, MO –
"Beaded Heritage" through August 1, 2010
Spencer Museum of Art
University of Kansas
Lawrence, Kansas

2010 Haskell Commencement Pow wow
May 7 - 8, 2010
May 7: Julia White Bull Women's Northern Traditional Special; Twila White Bull Women's Old Style Jingle Special.

Slideshow: "Beaded Heritage" at the Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence. photos: Laura Spencer/KCUR

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