• Little Eagle Dancing II 2/25

    Description: This new and precious little guy is a world traveler dancing all the way back from the Victoria and Albert Museum in London where it was on display in a special exhibition in 2011. Number 2 of 25 in … Continue reading

  • Waiting for Lunch

    Patty Eckman creates this special limited edition piece in two sizes. Both (very similar) pieces feature the same frog waiting for the dragonfly to come off the Lilly pad flower. “Waiting for Lunch”  small size 6″x6″x7″ “Waiting for Lunch II” … Continue reading

  • Eagle Head Dance Stick

    Description: This Golden Eagle Dance Stick is another coveted by Native American Dancers. The stick shaft has a beaded wrap behind the eagle head (with beads). The leather wrap grip has a tassel tail of horsehair and twisted cloth tassels. … Continue reading

  • Eagle Talon Dance Stick with Tassels

    Description: The straight stick is topped with an eagle talon, tailed with horsehair tassels, and completed with twisted cloth tassels. In the middle are beads and many more tassels, including two strung bead tassels. Two eagle feathers complete the design … Continue reading

  • Eagle Talon Dance Stick

    Description: This Golden Eagle Dance Stick is one that is coveted by dancers. It is truly representative of the eagle; with eagle head and two eagle talons. The stick shaft has a beaded wrap behind the eagle head and a … Continue reading

  • Eagle Dance Stick

    Description: This Golden Eagle Dance Stick is one that is coveted by dancers. It is truly representative of the eagle; with eagle head and two eagle talons. The stick shaft has a beaded wrap behind the eagle head and a … Continue reading

  • Feathered Dance Stick

    Description: This dance stick is decorated beautifully and beaded all around with a cloth twist at the head and tail, with horsehair on the end. It has a wrapped grip, and there are four eagle feathers hanging from a string … Continue reading

  • Buffalo Dance Rib

    Description: The rib of a buffalo is represented in this paper sculpture by Allen Eckman. The rib is decorated with a wrapped handle adorned with fringe and cloth twist tassel. It also sports two eagle feathers. It is strung like … Continue reading

  • Pony Dance Stick

    Description: The pony dance stick (or horse dance stick) is a favorite with Native American Indians, as they are used in the traditional and fancy dances. This one is designed with a horse head at one end and a single … Continue reading

  • Fancy Dance Fan

    Description: The Native American Indian Dance Fan is well represented here with fancy stitching, bead designs and trailing horsehair with cloth twist tassels. The many eagle feathers are led by the first five primary wing feathers on the left wing … Continue reading

  • His New “Mocs” II

    Description: These delightful little foot covers look so real they could walk right out of the gallery. They are adorned with bead strips on the flaps, and bead disks on the tongue and toe. They are also open so you … Continue reading

  • Shield Number Two

    Description: This convex shield design is typically made of buffalo hump rawhide. The design of a shell disk with horsehair tassels, coup stripes with a bird painted on it was obtained in the Plains Indian Warrior’s vision quest. It is … Continue reading

  • Shield Number One

    Description: This convex shield design is typically made of buffalo hump rawhide. The design of a shell disk with horsehair tassels, coup stripes with a bear painted on it was obtained in the Plains Indian warrior’s vision quest. It is … Continue reading

  • Shaman’s Knife

    Description: This is a typical Plains Indian handmade knife, knife sheath and belt. The knife blade would have been made of scavenged medal. The leather sheath would be decorated with brass tacks.  The knife can actually be removed from the … Continue reading

  • His Brother’s Knife

    Description: This is a typical Plaines Indian handmade knife, knife sheath and belt. The knife blade would have been made of scavenged medal. The leather sheath would be decorated with brass tacks. The knife can actually be removed from the … Continue reading

  • Courting Flute

    Description: The traditional flute is a wonderful symbol of music and love for the Native Americans. This flute is completely sculpted in paper (with no casts). It is dressed with feathers and horsehair tassels, in combination with trade cloth tassel … Continue reading

  • Talon Pipe

    Description: The Talon Pipe is one of Allen’s favorites to create. Like the Buffalo Pipe, it is detailed similarly to many of his “Warriors in the Wind” pieces. Sculpted eagle talons hold the pipe bowl. Seven eagle feathers with horsehair … Continue reading

  • Buffalo Pipe II

    Description: The Buffalo Pipe is a strong medicine pipe for the Plains Tribes. This pipe has a long twisted pipe stem. It features a buffalo bowl carved out of pipe stone. It features four eagle feathers, twisted trade cloth tassels … Continue reading

  • Prayer Pipe

    Description: The pipe is, and always was, an instrument of prayer for Native Americans. This pipe has a typical pipe stone head with long stem, decorated with three trade cloth tassels and three eagle feathers. It also has rawhide wraps … Continue reading

  • Muzzleloader Gun Case

    Description: This cast paper sculpture gun case is hand stitched and decorated with cast paper glass beads. It is complete with long fringe at the barrel end, and short fringe at the stock end. It is the companion to the … Continue reading

  • Muzzleloader Rifle

    Description: This is a typical Plaines /mountain man muzzleloader rifle (circa early to mid-1800s). Features include a long barrel and decorative stock. Although this weapon is of the black powder type, it is not smooth bore but rifled, which makes … Continue reading

  • Quiver with Bow Case

    Description: This cast paper sculpture represents a typical leather buffalo, elk or buckskin hide Plaines Indian quiver. The attached bow case is decorated with glass beads, fringe and functional strap. Allen Eckman   Size: 18″x 3″x 1.5″ relief Edition of … Continue reading

  • Bow with 3 Arrows

    Description: This sculpture represents a typical Plains Indian bow with leather wraps to strengthen it and fringe on each side of the grip for decoration.  The bow comes with three feathers attached (unstrung or strung). The arrows are in scale and … Continue reading

  • Wolves of the Crow Lance

    Description: This wonderfully decorated paper sculpture is representative of a Plaines Indian hunting/war lance, complete with six large eagle feathers in front, and two smaller ones in the back. The many rawhide wraps comprise tassels of trade cloth, leather and … Continue reading

  • Hunting/War Lance

    Description: This wonderfully decorated paper sculpture is representative of a Plaines Indian hunting/war lance, complete with four large eagle feathers in front, and three smaller ones in in the back. The many rawhide wraps were composed tassels of trade cloth, leather … Continue reading

  • Lance

    Description: This is the design Allen uses for many of his riders and “Warriors in the Wind” pieces.  It has two large eagle feathers in front, with another small in the back.  The many rawhide wraps were composed tassels of trade … Continue reading

  • “His Father’s War Club”

    Description: He is the chief. His father is another warrior in the clan. This is his war club. The Indians call it a skull cracker. Unlike the tomahawk, it has a long handle for use on horseback. Allen Eckman   … Continue reading

  • Egg Watcher

    Description: A little hummer sits perched on the side of its nest, guarding two tiny eggs. The nest is resting between tree branches, surrounded by leaves. This is a life-size miniature by Patty Eckman. The piece is signed and numbered.  This … Continue reading

  • Hummin’ in the Bluebells

    Description: The “Hummin’ in the Bluebells” piece is a favorite among collectors. It features a hummingbird taking nectar from a bluebell among detail of grass and other smaller flowers. Patty Eckman   Size: 5 1/2″x11″ Dome Edition of 65 Cast … Continue reading

  • Prairie Sharps

    Description: This is a typical Sharps Carbine breach-loading rifle used by the cavalry, buffalo hunters and Plains Indians. This one is decorated with several brass tacks and has two eagle feathers attached, indicating an Indian owned it. Allen Eckman   … Continue reading

  • Four Winds Buffalo Skull

    Description: This is a spiritual piece presenting a sacred buffalo skull (1/6 life-size) on a rock with four prayer sticks (four winds) around it. Each stick is stuck in the ground, but has four rocks around the sticks. The altar … Continue reading

  • Old Buffalo Bull Skull

    Description: This is a special piece presenting a sacred buffalo skull (1/4 life-size) mounted on a background. The skull has four eagle feathers hanging; two each under the eye sockets. Allen Eckman   Size: 6″x 6″x 4″ high Edition of … Continue reading

  • Good Medicine

    Description: This is a spiritual piece presenting a sacred buffalo skull (1/3 life-size) mounted on a background with four feathered medicine wheels, two underneath and one on each side. The buffalo symbolized all forms of sustenance to the Plains Indians. … Continue reading

  • Medicine Wheel with Feathers

    Description: The medicine wheel is a strong and familiar symbol of the Native American culture. The one represented here, adorned with eagle feathers and cloth twists, is a hoop with a cross in the middle—all wrapped in porcupine quills. Allen … Continue reading

  • War Bonnet Display

    Description: The war bonnet is a powerful symbol of the plains warriors. Each coup is represented by one golden eagle tail feather. Here, the bonnet’s features include a long tail with over 60 feathers, tipped with horsehair. It is proudly … Continue reading

  • Little Jingle Bear

    Description:  This sculpture tells the story of a young Lakota girl in jingle dress regalia dancing to the beat of the drum.  She has feathers and beads on her braided hair, is carrying her little doll and has a feathered … Continue reading

  • Little Butterfly Bear

    Description: This little Lakota girl is whirling and twirling at the powwow practicing her shawl dance, looking very much like a flying butterfly.  She has a beautiful design on the back of her fringed shawl, feathers in her braided hair and … Continue reading

  • The Babysitter

    Description: This sculpture tells the story of a young Lakota girl sitting on a rock, doll in hand, babysitting her little brother who has fallen asleep in his cradleboard.  You can tell by the look on her face that she … Continue reading

  • Little Grass Dancer

    Description: This sculpture represents a young boy competing in a grass dance competition.  He is wearing a porcupine hair roach, has bells worn just below his knees, and has moccasins adorned with glass beads. He is holding a dance fan … Continue reading

  • Little Fancy Dancer

    Description: This sculpture represents a young boy dancing in fancy dance regalia.  He is wearing a porcupine hair roach, plus bells that are worn just below his knees right above his angora anklets or “goats”.   He is holding an … Continue reading

  • Little Bear Dancing II

    Description: This sculpture depicts a young girl dancing in her buckskins. Details include glass beads on her moccasins and feathers in her braided hair.  She has dropped her doll and found a stick to dance with.  This piece is approximately … Continue reading

  • Little Hoop Dancer

    Description: This sculpture represents a young boy learning to whirl hoops in a dance competition.  He is wearing a porcupine hair roach, bells that are worn just below his knees, and has moccasins adorned with glass beads.  He is holding … Continue reading

  • Little Eagle Dancing

    Description: This sculpture depicts a child in traditional dance regalia.  He is wearing buckskins and a porcupine hair roach, and has a dance fan in his hand.  This piece is approximately 12″ high, by 8″ in diameter, and comes framed … Continue reading