Wednesday, August 9, 2017

material culture of north american plains indians

       Share with your students a selection of Native American artifacts in a slide show or newsletter or print them out to include in a journal. The following artifacts are from the Blackfoot and Dakota tribes. Back to the Index.
Medicine pipe of the Blackfoot

Wrapped medicine pipe of the Blackfoot

A buffalo hide shield from the Northern Blackfoot
Bag decorated with porcupine quills and beads from the Dakota

Fleshing tools. (The two short fleshers are of bone; the one on
the left is of iron; and that on the right, of bone, with an iron blade.)
A woman's dress of elkskin
A meat drying rack from the Blackfoot
Stone-headed pounders

A man's shirt from the Blackfoot

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