This statue of Massasoit, a Wampanaog Indian Warrior who befriended the Pilgrims and helped them survive in the “new world”, is one of five originals.  The other four Massasoit sculptures created by Cyrus E. Dallin stand near Plymouth Rock, outside the Utah State Capitol building, on the campus of the Brigham Young University, and at […]

While it may be one of the most famous statues in Kansas City, I found it awfully hard to get to The Scout partially hidden by a large tree at the end of a closed road in a run-down part of Penn Valley Park.  But once I tracked the award-winning, ten foot tall statue down, […]

While this year’s Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show and the latest No Doubt video are being roasted for their cultural insensitivity to Native Americans,  this pair of Christian Louboutin shoes is on display in the Nelson-Atkins Museum’s American Indian Art Collection. They were designed by Hawaiian-born artist Jamie Okuma who beaded them with glass and 24k […]