The original town of Murdo, South Dakota, dates to the 1880s. It is now a ghost town and tourist attraction, a few miles down the road from the current town of Murdo which has a population of approximately 488 people. As the little hamlet bordered the Rosebud Sioux Reservation, it seemed prudent at that time to hire Native American lawmen. This pouch, bullets, and badge belonged to one of those Sioux lawmen. It was acquired at auction thirty years ago by a collector in Sedona, Arizona, who consigned it to Cocopah North for sale. This pouch is brain-tanned buckskin with glass beads. The beads spell out ‘Murdo SD Police'. The pouch measures 4 1/4" in length, excluding the fringe. It is 3 1/2" wide.