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  • Visitors can pull out dresser drawers to reveal actual artifacts under glass alongside reproductions that they can pick up and hold, such as bison-skin mocassins and a rattle.

    A Home Where the Buffalo Roam

  • A wide variety of objects are crafted from bison, such as bison-skin moccasins, and there are several works of art utilizing bison imagery.

    'The Bison: American Icon'

  • "Cut the tug, the buffalo-tug!" shouted the culprit, thrusting his arms as far from his back as he could, and displaying the thong of bison-skin, which his struggles had almost buried in his flesh.

    Nick of the Woods

  • Were gathered the bison-skin tees of the chief tawny tribe of Dakotas;

    Legends of the Northwest

  • The knowledge that the chief who had served so many times as friend was near at hand added much to Jack's courage, when he finally let the bison-skin door drop behind him.

    Camp-fire and Wigwam

  • Where gathered the bison-skin _tees_ [F] of the chief tawny tribe of Dakotas;

    The Feast of the Virgins and Other Poems

  • Had the youth assailed Man-not-Afraid-of-Thunder, probably she would have sat an interested spectator of the scene until it became clear which way it was going, when she might have wrapped her baby in bison-skin, placed him carefully away, and taken a part in the struggle.

    The Lost Trail

  • A small opening is left facing the river or lake, which serves for a doorway; and this is covered with an old blanket, a piece of deer-skin, or, in some instances, by bison-skin or buffalo robe.

    Hudson Bay

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