Native American


Artist: Joyce Growing Thunder
Place: Fort Peck Reservation, Montana
Media: Hide, beads, cloth and hair
Dims: 22.5 x 10 inches


For the Growing Thunders, creating dolls has always been a family affair. Born on the Fort Peck Reservation in Montana, Joyce Growing Thunder began learning beadwork and quillwork as a ten-year-old and later handed down these skills to her daughter, Juanita, and granddaughter, Jessica. Acquired from the artist in 2003.

RTC No: NA0925
Gift of Ralph T. Coe, 2011

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