Warriors of the Plains: 200 years of Native North American honour and ritual
Until 5 April 2010
A rare opportunity to explore the fascinating world of Native North American warfare and ritual.
This exhibition focuses on the material culture of Native North American Indians of the Plains between 1800 and the present, and the importance of the objects in a social and ceremonial context. It will also be supported by a programme of free gallery talks and the symposium
Related symposium Scalps, headhunting and sacrifice: war and warfare in indigenous Americas Sunday 21 February, 11.00–17.00 Sackler Rooms Free, booking advised
Curators and researchers examine case studies of practices such as scalping, human sacrifice and headhunting expressed by the material culture of indigenous American peoples.