The Seminole: Patchworkers of the Everglades

The Seminole: Patchworkers of the Everglades

by Rachel A. Koestler-Grack

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Just imagine living in the swampy Florida wilderness, with alligators, snakes, and mosquitoes as neighbors. For the Seminole, living far away from other people was a normal way of life. They traveled great distances to trade alligator skins and bird feathers for food, guns, and cotton cloth. To make the cloth last from one trip to the next, Seminole women sewed together scraps of cloth. In time, sewing patchwork became an art that has lasted for many years.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780736815390
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 01/01/2003
Series: America's First Peoples
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 10.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.38(d)
Age Range: 8 - 9 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1The First Seminole4
Chapter 2Before Patchwork8
Chapter 3The First Patchwork10
Chapter 4A Growing Art14
Chapter 5Seminole Clothing18
Chapter 6Patchwork for Sale22
Chapter 7The Green Corn Ceremony24
Chapter 8The Seminole Today28
Words to Know30
To Learn More30
Places to Write and Visit31
Internet Sites31

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