A Dress Made of Bullets

By Mackenzie Martin | February 21, 2018


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Lac du Flambeau’s Melissa Doud was recently nominated for a Native American music award for the song “Bullet Dress”. A song based on her experience a veteran.  Melissa Doud and the Mambo Surfers didn’t end up winning, but for Melissa being nominated was huge considering that this is the first song she’s co-written or sung. It’s about a dress she made from spent M-16 bullet shells that she wears at pow-wows. This is the story of how the dress became the subject for the song.

Mackenzie Martin

Mackenzie Martin is the Operations Director and Morning Edition host at WXPR in Rhinelander.
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