exploits, as well as a grand decoration. It is fully described in "The Ladies' Home Journal" for July, 1902.
Sometimes the Chief wears a single feather, then the rest of the Tribe wear none.
One cannot always wear the war bonnect, yet most want to have a visible record that they can wear. To meet this need we have a silver badge on which one's exploits can be marked. This is adapted from an old Iroquois silver brooch.
The White or Silver Buffalo represents the whole nation. The owner can put his initials on the Buffalo's forehead, if desired.
The pin in the middle is in the real Indian style. To fasten the brooch on you throw back the bin, then work a pucker of the coat through the opening from behind. When it sticks out far enough bend it to one side, pierce it with the bin, then put the pin down and work the puker back smooth. This can never work loose or get lost.
The rank of the wearer is thys shown:
- Ordinary Brave or Squaw
- The ordinary brave or squaw as soon as admitted wears the simple badge, so — ..text continues