Color photography of wotawe, the amulets, charms and talismans made by Pte He Woptuha (Chips 1836-1916), powerful medicine man (wicasa wakan) and religious leader of the Lakota Buffalo Nation (Sioux). Focus on the wotawe made for Crazy Horse by his cousin and friend of Woptuha.
Crazy Horse used wotawe throughout his life. This set includes some objects associated with the dreams of Crazy Horse, a few of the ear stones and heart stones used for protection in combat and horse raids and some used in Crazy Horses courtship and association with Black Buffalo Woman. Also presented are items used in the healing of Crazy Horse after he was shot in the face by No Water. The last section of the book presents those items used in the various burials of Crazy Horse and presents the stories of those burials based on stories handed down by Woptuha to his descendants. Woptuha was present at the death of Crazy Horse at Fort Robinson, Nebraska and assisted the family in the preparation of the body for... More > burial.< Less
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