The Heart & Soul of the Lakota: The Buffalo. At the core of the Lakota culture is the buffalo or Tatanka. For thousands of years, the lives of the Buffalo Nation and the Lakota people were spiritually and physically interconnected as herds roamed free across the North American plains, this nomadic tribe followed.As long as the North American buffalo roamed free and bountiful, the Plains Indians were able to remain sovereign. Buffalo were their lifelinethe Indians had a symbiotic relationship with them, and always honored the mighty beasts for the many blessings they provided. As the buffalo roamed the Plains, so did the Lakota. The entire existence of the people centered around the buffalos epic migration across the vast plains of North America from Canada to Mexico; the Pacific Northwest to the Appalachian Mountains. Nice old Lakota Sioux pipe tomahawk with original haft and pierced head. The cutout in the head represents the buffalo, a sacred animal for the Lakota people. The head is forged and very old. The old ash haft is decorated with very old brass tacks and prolific file brandings. The haft is a work of art, museum quality. The head measuring 10 inches long, the haft measuring 24 inches long. From a relative's advanced collection. Thanks for looking and God bless you all! The item "Original Lakota Sioux Indian Pipe Tomahawk Buffalo Cutout Very Old Forged Head" is in sale since Thursday, October 12, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Native American". The seller is "relicandroll" and is located in Johnson City, Tennessee.
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