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

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

by David R. Montgomery
     
 

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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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781602396760
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
07/27/2009
Edition description:
Original
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
1,103,391
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

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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