I ask if he would be so kind as to take me back to his tepee for a short powwow, and we walk down a sidewalk to a small patch of grass outside the rodeo arena.
From a long way off they could see ‘the wide plain, a small lake, tepee upon tepee , hundreds of them, all in a large circle’ and hear the beating of drums and the barking of countless dogs.
All day tepee poles, lodge skins, dried meat, cooking utensils, and other paraphernalia from the abandoned Sioux village were stacked in huge piles and set afire.
The Plains People also developed a distinctive art style and decorated everything from teepees to moccasins with their designs.
Some parks rent cabins, yurts, tepees , even covered wagons.
To put the canvas on the tipi poles, the cover is laid out on the ground, the lifting pole is laid over the cover's middle and the cover is tied to the pole.
There are tents and teepees and refreshment stalls around the main gates and the main camp in Bluebell Wood.
For the first decades of the nineteenth century, the Lakotas raised their tepees along the Missouri River and its tributaries as far west as the Black Hills.
One day, when I was in Grade Three, my school teacher decided to use me as an example of how aboriginal people no longer live in teepees or wigwams.
Others have been camping out in tree-houses and tepees for four-and-a-half years, making this the longest-running protest site in Britain.