Tag Archives: Chippewa

V is for Vest

Helbing Collection A-Z is a continuing feature of our blog. Each week, I will highlight an item or items from our Helbing Collection of Native American Arts and Crafts. Of this beaded vest, Cleora wrote, “This tan buckskin vest has … Continue reading

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U is for Umbilical Cord Holder

Helbing Collection A-Z is a continuing feature of our blog. Each week, I will highlight an item or items from our Helbing Collection of Native American Arts and Crafts. These beaded amulets were often used as umbilical cord holders, traditionally … Continue reading

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