Cape worn by Liz Taylor in "Cleopatra". Leather and gold ~ designed to look like wings of a Phoenix. Thin strips of gold leather,embellished with thousands of seed beads, bugle beads and bead-anchored sequins.
In honor of the indigenous people of North America who have influenced our indigenous medicine and spirituality by virtue of their being a member of a tribe from the Western Region through the Plains including the beginning of time until tomorrow
NA Indian * Chief Eagle ~ Salish chief; wore a headdress of highly prized golden eagle feathers, which signify that he was oiutstanding in battle. A complete tail of twelve eagle feathers could be traded for a pony ~ Artist by: steeelll *
Sacheen Littlefeather is a Native American activist who donned Apache dress and presented a speech on behalf of actor Marlon Brando at the Academy Awards ceremony, in protest of the treatment of Native Americans by the film industry