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Wichita in Sedgwick County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Keeper of the Plains

Blackbear Bosin

 

— American Indian Trail Walk Path —

 
Keeper of the Plains Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2011
1. Keeper of the Plains Marker
Inscription.  
I have a song to sing,
To our Mother, the Earth,
To our Father, the Sun...
To sing this song
Because
We are all here;
We are all here, as one
The one that makes us all
All...
In the hands of the Great Spirit.

Blackbear Bosin
Kiowa-Comanche (1924-1980)

For more information on other great American Indians visit www.theindiancenter.org
 
Erected by City of Wichita and Sunflower Title.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsAnthropology & ArchaeologyChurches & ReligionNative AmericansPeace.
 
Location. 37° 41.484′ N, 97° 21′ W. Marker is in Wichita, Kansas, in Sedgwick County. The marker is on the Keeper of the Plains plaza, at the confluence of the Big and Little Arksansas Rivers, about 500 feet ESE of the Mid-America All-Indian Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 650 North Seneca Street, Wichita KS 67203, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Buffalo (here, next to this marker); Tribes
Keeper of the Plains image. Click for full size.
via 360 Wichita, unknown
2. Keeper of the Plains
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(here, next to this marker); Stories (here, next to this marker); Women (here, next to this marker); Warriors (here, next to this marker); Ceremony (here, next to this marker); Dream Animals (a few steps from this marker); Tipis (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wichita.
 
Also see . . .
1. Keeper of the Plains Plaza. 360 Wichita website entry (Submitted on June 24, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

2. Blackbear Bosin Biography. Artist website entry (Submitted on June 24, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 4, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 24, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 511 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on June 24, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on February 4, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
 
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May. 24, 2022