"The Blackfeet, Artists of the Northern Plains" is an out-of-print book by Bob Scriver that includes photos of all the items in the notorious Scriver collection, including Blackfeet artifacts and ceremonial bundles, a collection of RCMP historic uniforms, and an antique gun collection. It also includes ceremonial bundles that were later returned to the Blackfoot people in Alberta. $110. Originally published at $60. This book contains the specific 12 artifacts used by Mary Scriver (3rd wife of 4) to inspire each of the "Twelve Blackfeet Stories" available through www.lulu.com/prairiemary. The actual collection is at the Royal Alberta Provincial Museum in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
This book is now for sale through Hodges Fine Art. 122 McLeod Street, P.O Box 975, Big Timber, MT 59011 Phone 1-877-932-6181
Other materials offered for sale include Navajo blankets, silver and turquoise jewelry, bronzes, paintings. There is a red Stroud cloth Blackfeet child's dress from the 1890s for $950. A website offers newer materials: www.hodgesfineart.com.
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