Cheyenne and Sioux women beaded the soles of infant moccasins for their own children, and in later years, for their grandchildren. Moccasins with full beading were not for everyday use.


  • Title: Child’s Moccasins
  • Creator: Cheyenne
  • Date: 1875/1900
  • Location: Plains
  • Contributor: Grand Teton National Park, National Park Service
  • Photographer: David Swift
  • Measurements: W 8.5, H 3.5, D 3 cm
  • Material: Buckskin, glass beads
  • Current Location: Craig Thomas Discovery & Visitor Center
  • Catalog Number: GRTE 5119

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