Tipi - A Modern How-To Guide

Tipi - A Modern How-To Guide

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by Javier Cortez, Dyanne Fry Cortez, R.W. Clarkson
     
 
For centuries, the tipi was the chosen home of many American Indian tribes. Times have changed, but the tipi is still with us. People across North America and around the world are discovering the charms and comforts of this beautiful, portable shelter. This practical guide, written by two experienced tipi campers, will tell you:

- Where to get a tipi
-

Overview

For centuries, the tipi was the chosen home of many American Indian tribes. Times have changed, but the tipi is still with us. People across North America and around the world are discovering the charms and comforts of this beautiful, portable shelter. This practical guide, written by two experienced tipi campers, will tell you:

- Where to get a tipi
- How to haul it
- How to set it up
- How to furnish it
- How to keep it warm in winter, cool in summer, and dry in a stormy spring

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940013086654
Publisher:
Dos Puertas Publishing
Publication date:
06/15/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
96
Sales rank:
885,953
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Javier Cortez has been a tipi camper, buckskinner, and creator of wearable art since the early 1970s. He has demonstrated craft and camping skills at art shows and heritage festivals across Texas. His bead and leather work has appeared on album covers, folk and country music videos, and the 2004 Touchstone Pictures film, The Alamo.

Dyanne Fry Cortez has been writing about Texas culture and characters since 1979. Her work has been featured in American Profile, Texas Parks & Wildlife Magazine, and the syndicated radio program Earth and Sky. She is the author of Hot Jams & Cold Showers: Scenes from the Kerrville Folk Festival (Dos Puertas Publishing, 2000) and was one of 55 writers featured in Cupid's Wild Arrows, an international anthology on cross-cultural marriage, published by Bergli Books of Switzerland.

Mr. and Mrs. Cortez live in Austin, Texas, and go camping in their 16-foot tipi as often as they can.

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Hi im Tiger that Hunts Quietly but u can call me tiger. I am a she cat with jet black stripes over dark russet fur. I have white on my ear tips and white paws. My eyes are bright green. I have an agile body with a strong build. I am a feirce fighter and good hunter. Some even say im very kind and sarcastic with my friends. protect my tribemates and the ones i love. I dont have a mate or kits but i may have a crush.... may... anything else just ask
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
\\ "Heyo. I'm Falcon that Flies Over Mountain, but my friends call me Falcon. I'm a tom and I have long grey fur, if you havent noticed. Many cats can recognize me anywhere; I have moon blue eyes. Although I am taken for a courageous fighter at battle, I have a soft side around friends and clanmates. I have no mate and kits, although I do have a crush, which I prefer not telling at the moment." //
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Name Pheonix that Rises from Flames aka Phoenix. // Gender female // Age 14 moons // Personality Meet me !! // Appearance Red she cat with gold wrapping around her body starting from her tail and ending on her right ear which is completely gold. Gold also wraps around all her legs making jet paws conpletly gold. Blue eyes. // Crush guess // Mate none // Kits expecting // History dont u dare // Anything else Ask!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Name- Gray Cloud at Dawn (Gray) <br> Age- about 14 moons <br> Gender- female Rank- Deputy, prey-hunter <br> Appearance- pale gray with amber eyes. Sort of strong build. <br> Mate/Crush/Kits- none/ -_- classified./none <br> History- classified <br> Family- Egret that Flies South (mother), Hawk with Sharp Beak (father), Sand as White as Snow (sister), Peak of Tall Mountain (brother). <br> Siggy- &#9788 :3 <br> Favorite Prey- thrush <p> Anything else, ask meh! :3 &#9788
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Rosepetal ran through the forest once more, this time trying to escape Lily's scary self. Running right out of Tribe territory, aware that she was doing so, she ran into the next Clam territory, even more lost than before. Not too long later, the blizzard blew into the area, forcing her slow down before she ran into something. Looking around, she started to look for safety within the new area. ~Rosepetal &hearts~ have fun finding her. Just keep looking! She won't be in camp anywhere though, but in the forest of their territory. Also, I shalln't warn the Clan she is there therefore you'll have to do some close searching.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Name: Snow that falls on the leaf covered ground <p> Age: 8 moons <p> Rank: To-be <p> Gender: &female <p> Apperance: She is white with flecks of brown and gray across her pelt, with green eyes <p> Personality: She is morbidly shy, that's all she'll be for a while yet. But as she starts to open up, she becomes brave and trustworthy. <p> Note: Ok, I just finished Moonrise, (the one where they introduce the tribe cats for the first time) so please don't yell at me if I can't grasp everything...
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Name: lion with feirce roar <p> gender:tom <p> age: 20 moons <p> color: dark amber eyes that slightly glow and golden fur <p> description: fierce and ready to fight <p> family: all killed by loners
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Name: Thunder that Booms Loudly, aka, Thunder. Gender: Tom. Rank: Cave-gaurd. Age: around 25 moons. Looks: He has a slightly muscular build with an oddly large front left paw. His pelt is reddish brown, but his ears are dark brown and he has mynt green eyes. Also he is a little bit bigger than most cats his age, which is what makes him a good cave-guard. Crush: Yes, here is a small hint. Her name starts with a D. Mate: No. Kits: Nope. Love the little furrballs but no. Personality: He is very modest and a little clumsy because of his paw. Also he is kind and does not like to stand out in a crowd. Likes: Swimming, healing and his friends. Dislikes: His enimies, hunting, and arguing. Other: Ask. Goodbye now!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Name&star Dawn of Dancing Skies (Dawn) <br> <p> Gender&star she-cat/&female <br> <p> Description&star a pretty, lithle build for hunting. Her pelt is gold and silver. She is mostly silver, but she has gold too. Gold wraps around her body. It starts at her shoulders and wraps around, finishing covering one eye. Gold spirals down both forelefs, making her paws gold. Her back paws are black, along with the three dots under each eye and tail tip. Her eyes are green with flecks of amber, gold, pink, orange, and yellow. <br> <p> Personality&star calm, kind, responsible, caring. Can be arrogant and a little mean or harsh when grumpy. She loves kits. <br> <p> Crush&star none <br> <p> Mate&star none <br> <p> Kits&star I wish... <br> <p> Rank&star used to be stoneteller, now in the middle between prey-hunter and stoneteller. <br> <p> Likes&star kits, seeing new active members, hunting and running <br> <p> Dislikes&star Sky, poasesive cats, inactiveness ir selfishness <br> <p> History&star coming soon <br> <p> Family&star Green Grass that Waves (mother, dead), Roar of Thunder (father, dead), Boulder that Stands Still (bro, unknown), Feather that Flutters Softly (sis, unknown) <br> <p> Other&star ask her! <br> <p> &#9812 Long Luve the Tribe! &#9812
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Name .... age twenty moons gender tom description black tom. Amber eyes. Personality kind. Calm. Mate none. Crudh not sure. Kits none.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
- Name: Rose With Many Thorns <p> - Nickname: Rose <p> - Gender: female <p> - Age: 21 moons <p> - Rank: Stoneteller <p> - Description: She as soft, long, sliver fur, and her paws are snowy-white. Her eyes are spring green with pink flecks along the edge of her irises. <p> - Personality: Bright, bubbly, and really nice. She doesn't tke to kindly to intruders, and can be a bit gullible sometimes. <p> - Kin: N/A <p> - Former Mate/Kits: Creek With Many Small Stones(left her)/ none <p> - Crush: ;p <p> - Born in: Tribe of Running Wind(dead) <p> - Theme Song: Roger Rabbit ~ Sleeping With Sirens