What the Native Americans Wore

What the Native Americans Wore

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The clothing worn by the members of different Native American tribes reflected their environments. Clothing, jewelry, and other decorative items were made from material found in the area around them-from sealskins and shells to buckskin and porcupine quills. This book discusses common clothing items of various Native American tribes as well as the cultural or religions significance of these items.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781590841259
Publisher: Mason Crest Publishers
Publication date: 03/28/2002
Series: Native American Life Series
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 10 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction Dr. Troy Johnson 6

1 Functional Fashion 9

2 Gustowehs, Roaches, and Wampum Belts 13

3 Turkey Cloaks and Palm Fiber Breechcloths 23

4 Buffalo Robes, Elk-Tooth Dresses, and Twine Sandals 31

5 Willow Headbands, Cedar Bark Capes, and Gut Parkas 41

6 Cotton Armslings and Head Cloths 51

Chronology 56

Glossary 58

Further Reading 60

Internet Resources 61

Index 62

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