Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara
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The Shrinking Reservation
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Knife River > Culture > Arts and Artists
Kathy Whitman/Elk Woman
http://www.tribalexpressions.com/sculpture/whitman.htm
This site belongs to sculptress Kathy Whitman who was raised on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation. She is a member of the Mandan Tribe, deriving her tribal affiliation from her father who is of the Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Tribes.

Thomas V. Baker
http://members.aol.com/tbaker1999/
Mr. Baker is a writer, philosopher, and poet. This is his website, but the content is fragmented. So try http://members.aol.com/tbaker1998/index.htm, his older site that contains a few excerpts from his work and treaty information.

United Tribes International Powwow
http://www.unitedtribespowwow.com/
This powwow is helb by the Untied Tribes Technical College in Bismark, which is a nonprofit owned privately by the recognized Indian Nations of North Dakota. The site gives dates and listings of other events including the National Miss Indian Nations beauty pageant, dancing, drumming and singing contests, and other performances.

National Buffalo Museum and White Cloud
http://www.buffalomuseum.com/index.htm
This museum is dedicated to the history of the American Bison, or Buffalo. It features Native American artworks and artifacts related to the buffalo. White Cloud, found at: http://www.buffalomuseum.com/whitecloud.htm is an albino buffalo. White buffaloes are sacred to and worshiped by many North American tribes. To many it means good medicine, a blessing, peace, hope, great changes, and good fortune.

Five Nations Art
http://cityofmandan.com/attractions/fivenations.html
This is a gallery that sells pieces of art from 200 North Dakota Native Americans. The page shows only one piece, but it gives the hours the store is open and an information number to call.
701.663.4663

Mandan Rodeo Days
http://www.mandanrodeo.com/
Information is available here on the largest amateur rodeo in the world. It is held in Mandan, North Dakota at the beginning of July.