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Daisy Crowchild (1901-1984)

Headdress c.1973

Eagle feather, horsehair, silk, felt, glass beads | RCIN 70156

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Presented by Jim Shot Both Sides, Head Chief of the Blood Reserve in Canada, 1973. Receiving a headdress, or war bonnet, is a mark of high esteem; seasoned Plains warriors earned their right to headdresses by receiving an eagle feather for each act of valour.