Apsáalooke Women and Warriors

Understand the tradition of counting coup—winning prestige in battle—and the stories and objects that continue to shape Apsáalooke culture and artistry.

A group of Apsáalooke women on horseback, wearing traditional clothing and accessories.

The Apsáalooke [ap-SAH-loo-gah] people of the Northern Plains are known for their bravery, artistry, and extravagance. Apsáalooke Women and Warriors celebrates the prominence of women, daring feats in battle, unparalleled horsemanship, and innovative beadwork. Alongside historical war shields and regalia, contemporary Native American art highlights how this bravery and artistry is alive today.

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  • Gallery Requirements: 6,000 ft2 (550m2)
  • Shipping: One-way, inbound, paid by host venue
  • Language: All text in English and Spanish; language may be converted by host venues