Tipi: Heritage of the Great PlainsTipi: Heritage of the Great Plains reveals the history and tradition of the tipi, focusing on tribes from three geographical regions from the 1830s to the present. Ideally suited to a nomadic lifestyle on the Plains, the tipi was the heart of Plains social, religious, and creative traditions. The catalogue's scholarly essays are complemented by first-person narratives by Native people, including elders, artists, military veterans, and an architect. They tell of the lasting cultural significance of the tipi within an ongoing process of cultural and artistic interpretation.
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