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  • Brooklyn had to settle for a contemporary "shield"—a brightly colored glass circle by Marcus Amerman, Choctaw, decorated with images inspired by Lakota warrior Rain-in-the-Face's magisterial buffalo-hide shield, shown in the large photomural on the opposite wall.

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  • You will get to know the store well: the buffalo-hide carpet; a stiff pair of black riding boots by the door; and some beautiful casual clothes, such as cherry-red corduroys and navy cardigans, folded on top of a weathered picnic table.

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  • This huge open space contained a massive buffalo-hide press.

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  • An inlet was dug out from the river on the western side of the complex—the side which housed the mosque on the riverfront terrace—and here batches of sixty-two oxen went around in endless circles so that a waterwheel with buffalo-hide buckets could scoop water in turn and tilt it into an elevated aqueduct with channels open to the sky.

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  • Banc was taken into a close-knit family group that consisted of thirty-five people who camped together in eight buffalo-hide tipis.


  • Comanches, meanwhile, carried a far more effective and battle-tested assortment of weapons: a disk-shaped buffalo-hide shield, a fourteen-foot plains lance, a sinew-backed bow, and a quiver of iron-tipped arrows.


  • That was when the Indians, who tended to rove in fragmented and widely dispersed groups during the spring and summer, headed for their winter camps, where they concentrated in villages whose sun-bleached buffalo-hide tipis snaked for miles along a few favorite streams.


  • Back in the day of buffalo-hide cocktail dresses, people relied on their tongues and their noses for survival; if it tasted good, then it was safe, and if it tasted like dinosaur dung, then it could be poisonous or toxic.

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  • An original hippie designer, Falchi adorns his hand-sewn buffalo-hide bags with suede fringe, leather flowers and beads.

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  • During winter, the Abenaki moved farther inland and separated into small groups of conical, bark-covered wigwams shaped like the buffalo-hide tepee of the plains.

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