TRIBAL FACE PAINT Native American
Native American tribal face paint sets off the Native American regalia of Ernest Big Medicine, Southern Cheyenne, El Reno, Oklahoma.
(This is an unposed action dance picture.)
ERNEST BIG MEDICINE Southern Cheyenne
A traditional men's northern contemporary dancer, Ernest Big Medicine's Cheyenne tribal regalia includes a massive feathered headdress ( dog soldiers cap ) and shoulders, white animal furs, handmade collar, necklace with colorful tribal designs patterns designs.
Ernest Big Medicine is no newcomer to pow-wow dance competition. The seasoned dancer has been dancing "since I was seven years old...I love being in the battle zone of all the Tradish Bros," he said in an exclusive KUMEYAAY.INFO interview.
Ernest Big Medicine is a member of the Bow-string Society of Sieling Oklahoma, and said he paints his face after "war, till the death, 'Back in the Day' was a fiercest warrior of all."
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