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THE BOOK OF INDIAN CRAFTS AND INDIAN LORE: THE PERFECT GUIDE TO CREATING YO

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THE BOOK OF INDIAN CRAFTS AND INDIAN LORE: THE PERFECT GUIDE TO CREATING YOUR OWN INDIAN-STYLE ARTIFACTS 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 bonnetsBuilding campfiresMaking bow and arrowsConstructing tipis and wigwamsAdults and children alike will learn about the history behind each and every project. Why are dance ceremonies an integral part of Native American culture? Why did the Indians prefer using a bow and arrows for survival in an age when muskets were the norm? Explore the numerous methods and instructions for an assortment of games and sports, such as lacrosse, football race, and toss and catch. These particular games and dances werent just for entertainment; they were also performed to avert disaster, heal the sick, and summon rain.The Book of Indian Crafts and Indian Lore isnt just an instructional piece, but an anthropologists companion. It is a book of wonder containing valuable research and information you wont find anyplace else.About the Author:Julian Harris Salomon was a historical expert of Native American culture when befriended by an Indian boy who made him his first set of bow and arrows. Since then, he had taken the mantle in reviving and studying the history of Americas long historic culture. ISBN: 1-62914-577-7 publish date: 01/05/2015
Binding Type: Softcover
ISBN: 1-62914-577-7
Publisher: SKYHORSE
Author: Julian Harris Salomon

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