Native American Gallery

The Oregonian reports on return of sacred Crow medicine bundles to tribe

Crow medicine bundles are ceremonial packages typically wrapped in a piece of animal hide that might include everything from beads and seeds to arrowheads and shells, said Donald Urquhart, the museum’s director of collections and exhibitions. “They’re profoundly sacred objects, each unique to an individual,” Urquhart said. The contents “could be related to burial, ceremony and hunting.” Read full article