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Silver peyote church earrings / Adam Caesar

Curatorial Remarks

The material type may be plastic instead of silver. The Native American Church is Indian Christianity. The cross on the chest of the bird represents a fusion of Native and Christian practice.

Tags: waterbird, Native American Church, earrings
People: Native American Church
Places: Plains, Oklahoma
Purpose: personal adornment, ceremonial use

From interviews with Dr. Garrick Bailey, 2018-2020 University of Tulsa, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology

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Title(s): 
Silver peyote church earrings
Creator(s): 
Adam Caesar
Culture: 
Native American
Date: 
mid 20th century - late 20th century
Materials/Techniques: 
silver
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
84.2855a-b
Department: 
Not On View

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