Screen Shot 2013 07 30 At 9 02 22 AmScott Miller photographs Thorpe Sine of the Ho-Chunk Nation for the cover of Oklahoma Magazine’s` “Native America” August 2013 edition. Additional photos were shot of him dancing in his full Regalia.

Thorpe has been teaching ways of life and rites of passage from the past and involving the entire family in bead and feather work to build tribal regalia for one another. He says it not only helps pass tradition on to younger generations, but keeps the culture rich as well.