Crazy Dog Society

Brave Dogs Rattle in the British Museum Collection

Yellow and red painted rattle. feathers attached to the top. Collected in 1903 from Morning Bird of the Bloods. Handle is wrapped in hide.

On March 29, 2011 A group of Blackfoot people from all four tribes travelled to London, England and surveyed the collection at the British Museum storage. The part of the collection surveyed has quill worked scalp lock and weasel tail shirts, a split horn headdress from the Horn Society, a spilt horn headdress from the Brave Dogs Society, two straight up headdress', A shield, a club, a mans saddle, a woman's dress, a Brave Dogs rattle, a toothed necklace and a pair of men's leggings with quill work on them.

Brave Dogs Head Dress in the British Museum Collection

Brave Dogs Head Dress. Small leather band with two small inward facing horns decorated with upholstery studs, brass bells, dew claws, leather fringe, bead work and red trade cloth.

On March 29, 2011 A group of Blackfoot people from all four tribes travelled to London, England and surveyed the collection at the British Museum storage. The part of the collection surveyed has quill worked scalp lock and weasel tail shirts, a split horn headdress from the Horn Society, a spilt horn headdress from the Brave Dogs Society, two straight up headdress', A shield, a club, a mans saddle, a woman's dress, a Brave Dogs rattle, a toothed necklace and a pair of men's leggings with quill work on them.

Weasel Tail Split Horn Head Dress in the British Museum Collection

Weasel Tail Split Horn Head Dress being held in the British Museum. Collected in 1887. This head dress is thought to be related to the Brave Dog Society.

On March 29, 2011 A group of Blackfoot people from all four tribes travelled to London, England and surveyed the collection at the British Museum storage. The part of the collection surveyed has quill worked scalp lock and weasel tail shirts, a split horn headdress from the Horn Society, a spilt horn headdress from the Brave Dogs Society, two straight up headdress', A shield, a club, a mans saddle, a woman's dress, a Brave Dogs rattle, a toothed necklace and a pair of men's leggings with quill work on them.

George First Rider talks about the Blood Dog Society

George First Rider talks about the Dog Society

George First Rider did a series of interviews for Glenbow Museum from 1973 - 1976. This interview consists of information about the Dog Society The recording is in Niitsi'powahsin (Blackfoot) There will be no English translation for this material.

George First Rider Interview Collection

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AR-10
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Medicine Pipe
Landuse
Bundles
Family History
Ethnobotany
Witch Doctor
Shaman
Medicine Man
Thunder Pipe
Long Time Pipe
Beaver Bundle
Doctor
Armed Forces
Leaders
Ethnobiology
Weather
Pow-wow
Moon
Historic heritage sites--Canada
Art
Astronomy
Bear-Knife
Bears
Berry Soup
Birds
Bison
Blood
Buffalo
Children
Conservation
Clothing and dress
Crazy Dog Society
Cosmology
Cree
Crow
Cultural property
Death
Dogs
Dreams
Dwellings
Eagles
Education
Ethics
Ethnology
Evening Star
Feathers
Friendship
Gastronomy
Gender Roles
Geography
Worship
Whistles
War Party
Trickery
Tribes
Travel
Transformation
Trade
Teepees
Sweat
Sundance
Starvation
Soatsaki
Snakes
Sand Hills
Religion
Pipes
Pipe
Painted Teepees
Painted Liners
Otters
Ninnamskaa
Narrative
Napi
Murder
Morality
Monster
Medicine
Marriage
Magic
Legends (NT Fables)
Horn Society
Historical preservation
Head Dress
Ghosts
Ghost-Dance
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George First Rider Talks about the Dog Feast

George First Rider talks about the Dog Feast

George First Rider did a series of interviews for Glenbow Museum from 1973 - 1976. This interview consists of information about the Dog Feast The recording is in Niitsi'powahsin (Blackfoot) There will be no English translation for this material.

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