University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Donald N. Brown

Indians, Feathers, and the Law in Western Oklahoma

By: Donald N. Brown

In April of 1974, just as the summer powwow dancing season was beginning, twenty-eight residents of central and western Oklahoma, including fourteen Indians, were arrested by agents of the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service for selling eagle and other migratory bird feathers. As reported by the Associated Press: A widespread operation centered in Oklahoma is […]