KCUR Arts
3:20 pm
Thu May 6, 2010

"Beaded Heritage" Explores Traditions and Identity

The art of bead work has a long tradition in the Native American culture, passed down from one generation to the next. An exhibition at the Spencer Museum in Lawrence, Beaded Heritage, pairs beaded bags and moccasins from the collection with contemporary pow wow regalia worn by two Haskell Indian Nations University students.

Kansas City, MO –
"Beaded Heritage" through August 1, 2010

Spencer Museum of Art

University of Kansas

Lawrence, Kansas



2010 Haskell Commencement Pow wow

May 7 - 8, 2010

May 7: Julia White Bull Women's Northern Traditional Special; Twila White Bull Women's Old Style Jingle Special.

Slideshow: "Beaded Heritage" at the Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence. photos: Laura Spencer/KCUR



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