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Tying on the Eagle Plume

Dale Lamphere

Rapid City /  Hunkayapi   Rapid City /  Hunkayapi


Bronze sculpture depicting an older Lakota woman placing a sacred eagle plume onto a younger woman. The sculpture depicts the Lakota Sioux philosophy that all two-legged and four-leggeds are spiritually connected.


D Lamphere © 2007


The statue replaces a controversial statue "He is, they are" by Glenna Goodacre showing a Native man with his hands tied behind.


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Location (N 44°4'52" - W 103°13'37")

Item Code: ussd30; Photograph: 20 October 2010
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