Community: Comment: Tipi: Heritage of the Great Plains

These comments were left by our visitors during the run of the Brooklyn Museum exhibition Tipi: Heritage of the Great Plains from February 18, 2011 to May 15, 2011.

204 comments

it was really innteresting becaue bck then when they have no technology that we have they still managed t make that
Link Posted by brijhai mcmillan
May 08, 2011 at 12:12am
The tipi exhibit is very informative and extremely interesting im so happy i found it by mistake because i truly enjoyed the tipis.To see how they actually were was amazing because even with todays technology i still couldnt build one
Link Posted by Lauryn Was Here
May 08, 2011 at 12:12am
I felt a deep spiritual connection while sitting within the Welcome Tipi. In fact, I felt very welcome within it! Also, I loved the bling-bling jewelry. The house down.
Link Posted by JackiTobi
May 08, 2011 at 12:12am
Overall, I found the exhibition to be very insightful. Obviously the Tipi reconstructions were the highlight. Even though one may have read of the dimensions and history of the tipi, seeing them there in front of you really shed new light on the rich history of Native American tradition. The other pieces I enjoyed the most were a) the modern warrior outfit constructed out of photographs and cd's (an excellent example of how personal items were used to reflect tradition and cultural values). b) I really liked the photographs in the last room, which showed how Native American tipis had been appropriated into contemporary corporate architecture. I think that there could have been more of that, as it addressed the situation Native Americans are facing today. In general, that's a very important consideration, and one that could have been dealt with more directly.
Link Posted by Alexander Damianos
May 07, 2011 at 11:11pm
I really appreciated this exhibit. I think it exposes art that is usually overlooked though its orgin is in the United States.
Link Posted by rhianna
May 07, 2011 at 10:10pm
It was nice. Look like it could be used today. Some items looked weird. The books in back look like sneakers.
Link Posted by The lewis
May 07, 2011 at 10:10pm
This was a great exhibit. I was invited, since I was at the National Museum of the American Indian for a two day symposium. I am so glad I came as I am a student at the Institute of American Indian arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Many of the objects I saw today I have been studying for the past two semesters and it was great to see them first hand and up close. I really enjoyed it and had a great time. Thank you.
Link Posted by David Pecos(Cochiti Pueblo)
May 05, 2011 at 11:11pm
Very Spritual and informative
Link Posted by Eric Allen
May 05, 2011 at 9:09pm
http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/exhibitions/tipi/images/Blackfeet_tipi_89x89.jpg.....ive never been inside a tipi before but because if this museum, i am now able to say that while others still dont have that expirience, thank you!
Link Posted by wellington
May 04, 2011 at 4:04pm
it was absolutely beautiful my whole family was interesyed in in the facts are exact iy was just wonderful!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! i was happy to see it :-) !!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Link Posted by kimlyn matthew
May 01, 2011 at 8:08pm
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