Hey Gang!In honor of Native American Heritage Month, my Pocahontas doll,
Apollonia Grey is trying on her new outfits!
Thanks to D7ana of Philly Collector for reminding us all that
November is Native American Heritage Month.
Here she is now wearing a Fashion Avenue outfit that I purchased
especially for her. The boots are not the original boots. I like the
black better and I plan to make the leg cuff into a hat.
using the older Disney Store doll Pocahontas body.
are from different manufacturers. It was nice to keep the arm tattoo also.
it now, let me know.
to use now and then. I will use it for when I think she need to be more
coming up like the wedding of her good friend Nakoma that she will get
to wear it. Because of the length of the dress, she has decided to wear
flat shoes with the dress. She is a busy girl that likes flats!
If you read this post anywhere other than
About Ms. Grey
Apollonia is the Head Curator for the Franklin Academy of Science
Museum in Johnston. She spends a lot of time away obtaining art
and artifacts for the museum and the Reservation. Thank goodness
Midge is there to keep things running smoothly.
About Pocahontas!She is a Mattel Pocahontas doll from the Disney movie of the same name.
The actual Pocahontas has quite an interesting story.
Out of all the Disney dolls that Mattel made, Pocahontas is the pretties
by far to me! The Disney Store Pocahontas dolls pale in comparison.
I have included a link to a picture of the dolls on flickr. You will
notice that Disney did a few head-sculpts of Pocahontas with slight
differences. There were many different outfits and accessories too.
From the move there were four dolls produced: Pocahontas, John Smith
Nakoma and Kocoum. I am lucky enough to have all four.
Apollonia is joined by Loraine Running Bear, the wife of the Chief and
one of her best friends.
excellent potter and weaver. Her jewelry is by her friend Rae.
made this jug for them as a present.
to be with her at the wedding. The Chief will perform the ceremony.
She is the best and does everything by hand. She wants to join the guild
and move to Johnston.
She is in love and very happy!
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