The whip carrier
Vincent Brings Plenty, 78, at the annual Veterans? pow wow in Pine Ridge.At this age he still dance the warrior dance during the Grand opening of the Veterans pow wow in Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. He is a holy man and whip carrier, a ritual position among the Oglala. The eagle feather he wears is awarded to Indian braves, warriors and Chieftains for extreme acts of valor and bravery. These feathers were difficult to come by, and were earned one at a time. A year later Vincent died.
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