Men's beaded belt by Cornelia "Corky" Bush for Cornelius "Sam" Bush Jr.


Large men's beaded belt with fake bear claws, hankerchief, turtle shell and beaded bear paw pouch. Belonged to Cornelius "Sam" Bush Jr., Neshnabe noswen: Standing Bear. Sam died on October 20, 2015. He was a marine veteran and Purple Heart recipient. The belt was donated by his now deceased sister, Cornelia "Corky" Bush after Sam passed away. Corky was also the maker of the belt.

Location Description: 

Pokagon Band Department of Language and Culture Archives room, shelf D3, front, box 53