This photograph shows a nice example of Sioux Indian Beadwork. The photo shows James Spotted Elk, a Sioux Indian Boy. He is pictured in an ornate Beaded vest. This is a nice example of this type of work. The picture was taken in
Ella Cara Deloria is best known for her linguistic and ethnographic work on the Sioux Nation. She brought a new perspective on her work, as she was born on the Yankton Sioux Reservation and part of a traditional Dakota Sioux family.
Black Elk (Oglala Sioux) Black Elk experienced a vision at age nine that led to his becoming a medicine man renowned for his spiritual and healing powers. He participated in the Custer battle, the Ghost Dance religion and the Wounded Knee massacre.