Yellowstone County Museum Director Benjamin Nordlund explains how headdresses were earned in the warrior culture.

Yellowstone County Museum Director Benjamin Nordlund explains how headdresses were earned in the warrior culture.

Video: How Warriors Earned Headdresses

In this Montana History Minute, Yellowstone County Museum Director Benjamin Nordlund explains how headdresses were earned in the warrior culture and how important they were.

“Specific types of warriors would be able to where the headdress, you wouldn’t be able to just go out and make your own buffalo horn headdress, you have to earn it,” Nordlund says in the video for the Billings Gazette.

So, to all those celebs and models who think it’s a way to honor the Native culture, we say again—it is not.

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