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This replica was inspried by Iron Tail's trailer war bonnet Iron Tail (or Cinte Muzza) an Oglala Sioux - fought at the Battle of the Little Big Horn. He also performed with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show during the 1890's and with the Miller Brothers 101 Ranch Wild West show from 1913 to 1916. He died of pneumonia on May 28, 1916 while traveling to his homeland, the hills of South Dakota. Iron Tail was one of three models for the Indian Head nickel.
Dance and Performance Art, Native American Powwow, 2005, "Powwows are large social gatherings of Native Americans who follow traditional dances started centuries ago by their ancestors, and which continually evolve to include contemporary aspects. During the National Powwow, the audience see dancers in full regalia compete in several dance categories." narrative from website