Atipi has been installed in the atrium of the Brooklyn Museum for the exhibition “Tipi: Heritage of the Great Plains.” The canvas dwelling was painted by the Blackfeet artist Lyle J. Heavy Runner. The show opened Feb.18 and runs through May 15.

Artist Lyle J. Heavy Runner is both artist and “design owner,” which means he has the right to pass that design to someone else through ceremony. The Bleeding Buffalo Skull design was given to Heavy Runner by his Art Headlines

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