White Buffalo Woman
Height - 20", Width - 9", Depth - 9". One-of-a-kind figure whose head and arms are sculpted from polymer clay, with a cloth body over a wire armature, and glass eyes. She wears white suede draped over a skirted body. Her jewelry is coral. The peace pipe she holds is sculpted with a buffalo fetish facing the pipe bowl.
Ptesan-Wi, White Buffalo Woman, came to the
people in an ancient time of famine. She brought
the people a medicine bundle which held the Chanunpa,
or sacred pipe. She lit the pipe with a flame
to be passed to all future generations.
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