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
3.71 of 5 Votes: 4
240 Pages
Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. , 27.07.2009
Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
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.

David R. Montgomery, Professor of Earth and Space Sciences at the University of Washington, is author of "King of Fish: The Thousand-Year Run of Salmon.