In a Sioux chief’s very long bonnet, each feather often recognized a valuable deed and service rendered to the tribe, much as medals have bedecked military and political leaders throgh out world history. Among the plains indians, a brave was allowed to wear a bonnet as recognition of his battle accomplishments, frontline valor and hand to hand combat. A war bonnet was believed to protect the fighter. Each feather was awarded for an important act in battle. After a dozen or so feathers were…

In a Sioux chief’s very long bonnet, each feather often recognized a valuable deed and service rendered to the tribe, much as medals have bedecked military and political leaders throgh out world history. Among the plains indians, a brave was allowed to we

beautiful native american headdress

Native American Headdress picture must be from a museum. The Cherokee tribe did not wear these but they mean a lot to the other Native American tribes .so wanted to pin it beautiful war bonnet.

USA ~ Oklahoma | Headdress from the Kowa people | Eagle feather/feathers (Golden eagle), eagle feather/feathers , wool cloth, muslin, glass bead/beads, horsehair, ermine skin/fur, fur, dye/dyes, hide, sinew, thread | ca. 1880

War Bonnet Kiowa, 1890 -The National Museum of the American Indian. This is a war bonnet worn by an honored man of the Kiowa tribe, each feather representing a brave deed in battle.

Native American Indian Headdresses

Plains Indian Headress ~ CHIEF'S CROWN - Many deeds have I done and for each I have earned a feather from the eagle, Great Spirit. I have hunted and counted coup on many enemies and have proved myself to be worthy of this crown. My teepee, my home a

Old War Bonnet by Joseph Henry Sharp Neck Tie - portrait gifts cyo diy personalize custom

Old War Bonnet by Joseph Henry Sharp Neck Tie

Shop Old War Bonnet by Joseph Henry Sharp Neck Tie created by MasterpieceCafe. Personalize it with photos & text or purchase as is!

Sitting Bull Wearing War Bonnet  1885

Sitting Bull Wearing his earned and legit headdress in Not full of fake eagle feathers made from a Pintrest pinned tutorial, or for the purpose of wearing to a festival.

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