Crafts and Skills of the Native Americans by David R. Montgomery
Tipis, Canoes, Jewelry, Moccasins, and More

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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.

About David R. Montgomery

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David R. Montgomery was born in Tucson, Arizona. He earned a B.A. degree in Art Education at Southern Utah State College. While teaching high school art courses, he completed an M.A. in the same field from the University of Utah in 1976. He is a professor of Earth and Space Sciences at the University of Washington. He lives in Seattle, Washington.
Published July 27, 2009 by Skyhorse Publishing. 240 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Crafts, Hobbies & Home. Non-fiction

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