The Book of Indian Crafts and Indian Lore: The Perfect Guide to Creating Your Own Indian-Style Artifacts

By Julian Harris Salomon

A attention-grabbing advent to quite a few local American initiatives and history!

Learn every little thing there's to understand approximately Indian crafts and lore. Julian Harris Salomon takes you on a wide ranging trip of local American customs and traditions. initially released in 1928, this ebook is full of dozens of illustrations portraying Indian artwork that can assist you find out about conventional creations and customs. See why camp administrators and leaders of Boy Scouts and lady Scouts glance to Indian lore to complement their courses in handicrafts, ceremonial experiences, and geography. a number of the many tasks featured include:

Crafting eagle-feather bonnets
development campfires
Making bow and arrows
developing tipis and wigwams

Adults and kids alike will find out about the heritage at the back of each venture. Why are dance ceremonies an essential component of local American tradition? Why did the Indians desire utilizing a bow and arrows for survival in an age while muskets have been the norm? discover the various equipment and directions for an collection of video games and activities, akin to lacrosse, soccer race, and toss and seize. those specific video games and dances weren’t only for leisure; they have been additionally played to evade catastrophe, heal the in poor health, and summon rain.

The ebook of Indian Crafts and Indian Lore isn’t simply a tutorial piece, yet an anthropologist’s significant other. it's a ebook of ask yourself containing invaluable study and knowledge you won’t locate anywhere else.

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Guns AND warfare PAINT IX. PIPES AND luggage X. MUSICAL tools XI. FIRE-MAKING AND COOKING XII. video games XIII. DANCE STEPS AND tune XIV. DANCES AND CEREMONIES XV. generating AN INDIAN competition XVI. INDIAN NAMES BIBLIOGRAPHY ILLUSTRATIONS CURLY endure, leader OF THE BLACKFOOT A STOCKADED VILLAGE OF THE FLORIDA INDIANS A PIEGAN BLACKFOOT CAMP TAOS—A PUEBLO VILLAGE SKIDEGATE—A HAIDA VILLAGE OF THE NORTHWEST COAST SAUK AND FOX INDIANS donning DEER TAIL ROACH HEAD-DRESSES A MANDAN leader AND HIS make the most FEATHERS DAKOTA struggle BONNET AND HAIR TRIMMED blouse A HORNED BONNET WORN by means of the writer AN OGLALA “CROW” OR BUSTLE KILTED ANTELOPE monks within the HOPI SNAKE DANCE AN INDIAN OF ny ISLAND PLAINS WOMAN’S gown HAIR TRIMMED blouse A NORTHWEST COAST leader WASHAKIE—CHIEF OF THE SHOSHONE forest MOCCASINS AND DEER TAIL HEADDRESS PLAINS MOCCASINS MAKING MOCCASINS IN CAMP TANNING HIDES IN A CROW CAMP POMO males MAKING SHELL BEADS—GRINDING AND DRILLING PLAINS BEADWORK wooded area BEADWORK A “PIPESTEM” BREASTPLATE LOW puppy, A SIOUX, donning BONE BREASTPLATE AND BEAD COLLAR A TIPI MADE IN A BOYS’ CAMP A BLACKFOOT TIPI TIPIS MADE through BOY SCOUTS on the japanese STATES EXPOSITION OJIBWA RUSH MAT AND BARK WIGWAM FRAMEWORK AND accomplished SOUTHERN CALIFORNIAN GRASS condominium CROW WARRIOR WITH COUP STICK AND protect MANDAN leader WITH LANCE BOW CASE AND QUIVER A DAKOTA defend INDIAN PIPES sq. AND around sort POUCHES AND KNIFE SHEATH DAKOTA KNIFE SHEATHS THIS BOY, elderly eleven, MADE HIS personal WILLOW mattress AND TIPI AND CAMPED IN IT FOR 9 WEEKS AN INDIAN DRUMMER DRUMS, DRUM body AND RATTLES IN COUNCIL—SCOUT LEADERS IN dress A FIRE-MAKING CONTEST among AN INDIAN AND A BOY SCOUT A CALIFORNIAN INDIAN MAKING hearth by means of THE HAND DRILL procedure COOKING through the recent STONE procedure BREAD BAKING IN A PUEBLO OVEN A LACROSSE online game at the ICE HOOP AND POLE video game IN A MANDAN VILLAGE A PLAINS DANCER BLACKFOOT “DOG SOLDIER” DANCING HOPI SNAKE DANCE DAKOTA drugs guy HOPI KATCHINA DANCER MANDAN BUFFALO DANCE PUEBLO BUFFALO DANCERS MASKED DANCER OF THE NORTHWEST COAST SIR ROBERT S. S. BADEN-POWELL, leader SCOUT OF the realm, WITH AMERICAN SCOUTS WHO TOOK half within the LONDON JAMBOREE competition OF 1920 the horse conflict DANCE FROM THE CULVER festival AN INDIAN DANCE IN A BOY SCOUT CAMP PREFACE the assumption of this e-book used to be particularly Curly Bear’s, now not mine. It got here one evening as i used to be seated in his inn with Apikuni (James Willard Schultz), hearing Heavy Eyes, Many Tail Feathers, White Grass, and different outdated males inform tales of the times while the plains have been black with buffalo. these kinds of stories of amazing experience have been instructed Apikuni in order that he may possibly protect them in a booklet that he was once writing. It used to be simply as Heavy Breast comprehensive telling us how he made the traps to seize the weasels, whose white skins adorned the dress he used to be donning, that Curly undergo spoke. “Our tales Apikuni retains for our kids by way of placing them in his thick writings [books] yet our handwork will opt for us to the Sand Hills.

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