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Identity by Design: Tradition, Change and Celebration in Native Women's Dresses

This exhibition highlights American Indian dress designs and designers from the Great Plains, Great Basin, and Plateau regions. Features zoomable images, photos, maps, animated illustrations, video clips, and more. The introduction includes profiles of designers who contributed knowledge to the exhibit. From the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian.



Identity by Design: Tradition and Celebration in Native Women's Dresses at the University of Minnesota Libraries


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This is an amazing exhibit!

You can't believe how long I have searched for information about authientic Indian dresses.
I am an artist making soft sculpture. Almost all of my designs have won awards in the doll shows, even though no one has ever seen the type that I make before. I am honoring my grandmother b. 1867 and who had only 2 dresses that I know about.
Thank you so much. Jo-an

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