The book of indian crafts and indian lore
The Book of Indian Crafts and Indian Lore - Salomon, Julian Harris - | HPBA fascinating introduction to a variety of Native American projects and history! Learn everything there is to know about Indian crafts and lore. Julian Harris Salomon takes you on a breathtaking journey of Native American customs and traditions. Originally published in , this book is filled with dozens of illustrations portraying Indian art that will help you learn about traditional creations and customs. See why camp directors and leaders of Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts look to Indian lore to enrich their programs in handicrafts, ceremonial studies, and geography. Some of the many projects featured include: Crafting eagle-feather bonnets Building campfires Making bow and arrows Constructing tipis and wigwams Adults and children alike will learn about the history behind each and every project.
His extensive research yielded this fascinating, invaluable book, a copiously illustrated volume covering not only the practical and ceremonial uses of Indian artifacts, but also complete, easy-to-follow instructions for their reproduction. Readers can learn how to make an eagle-feather bonnet like those worn by Plains Indian warriors, plus moccasins, beaded wampum belts, and other ceremonial and everyday clothing. Additional projects include patterns for making tipis, wigwams, and bows and arrows. Also here are numerous methods of fire building; instructions for a variety of games, including lacrosse; and a detailed section on recreating ritual events, with words and music for traditional songs, diagrams of dance steps, and directions for making such musical instruments as drums, rattles, and bone whistles. Teachers, as well as camp and scout leaders, will welcome the tremendous variety of instructive activities and crafts in this book, while its easy-to-follow directions and abundant illustrations make it the perfect guide for children wishing to create their own Indianstyle artifacts.
Click on the cover image above to read some pages of this book! Formatting may be different depending on your device and eBook type. A fascinating introduction to a variety of Native American projects and history! Learn everything there is to know about Indian crafts and lore. Julian Harris Salomon takes you on a breathtaking journey of Native American customs and traditions.
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