Making Regalia – Bustle Backboards

Making Regalia – Bustle Backboards

On this episode of Making Regalia with Juaquin Lonelodge, with special guest Willow Abrahamson, they show us how to construct a bustle backboard.

Making Regalia – Episode 7 Season 2 from CATV47 on Vimeo.

As you know, these episodes are brought to you by Cheyenne and Arapaho Television- CATV47. They don't have the big budgets like the major networks do so if you love these shows, why not throw a little change their way? They're currently trying to raise $175 for two new stools for the Making Regalia set. Head on over to, scroll down until you see the yellow Paypal donate button and give them a little love!

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Last Updated on June 2, 2023 by Paul G

About Toyacoyah Brown

Toyacoyah Brown is an enrolled member of the Comanche Nation, currently living in Chicago. She received her B.A. in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma and an M.A. in Media Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. When she's not scouring the Internet for fun things to share with readers you can find her digging for vinyl in her local record store or curling up with a good book.

One Comment “Making Regalia – Bustle Backboards”

  • Avatar for Steve L Harris, DVM

    Juaquin, may name is steve harris and i am a western european. i have been a searcher of the pre-1840’s plains horse culture since i was 6 years old. i have participated in period re-inactment gatherings in my 40’s and 50’s. i make full size 16′ and 18′ cheyenne and sioux tipis for gifting to people of various tribes.

    i want to be able to dance with the people. is this possible? steve

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