Dance Bustie (Book Three, Card 30)

Originally from the Plains region of the United States, the Native American bustle has become a typical element of a man’s regalia when participating in a dance exhibition or wachipi (pow wow). The bustle for males is often formed of a string of eagle or hawk feathers that is fastened to a backboard in its current version.

The hustle and bustle of Native Americans originally came from the plains of the United States and has become a typical element of masculine signs when participating in dance exhibitions or Wachipi (Wow). In most cases, the male hustle is formed by a string of eagles or eagle feathers fixed on the backboard. For Native Americans, eagles and eagle feathers are precious religious objects, and the acquisition of eagles and eagle feathers is protected by the eagle feather legislation.