Crafts and Skills of the Native Americans: Tipis, Canoes, Jewelry, Moccasins, and More

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Skyhorse Publishing Inc., 2009 - Social Science - 222 pages
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Crafts and Skills of Native Americans is a fascinating, practical guide to the skills that have made Native American famous worldwide as artisans and craftsmen. Readers can replicate traditional Native American living by trying a hand at brain tanning, identifying animal tracks, or constructing a horse saddle. Readers can even make distinctive Native American beaded jewelry, a variety of moccasins, headdresses, and gourd rattles. Native American style is unique and popular, especially among young people, historians, and those with a special interest in the American West.

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What ages would I recommend it too? – Eight and up. Length? – Most of a day’s read. Characters? – None. Setting? – Real World. Written approximately? – 2009. Does the story leave questions in the ... Read full review


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Transportation 127
Annotated Bibliography
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David R. Montgomery was born in Tucson, Arizona. He earned a B.A. degree in Art Education at Southern Utah State College. While teaching high school art courses, he completed an M.A. in the same field from the University of Utah in 1976.

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