Native American Crafts & Skills,
A Fully Illustrated Guide to Wilderness
Living and Survival, 2nd Edition

by David Montgomery
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Native American Crafts and Skills is an excellent introduction to the study of Native American crafts and outdoor skills. This book not only describes the skills Native Americans have cultivated over hundreds of years, but explains in step-by-step detail -through over two hundred illustrations by the author himself-how to create all kinds of Native American handiwork. Soft cover, 205 pages, illustrated. Second edition.

The Table of Contents includes the following:
  • Chapter 1 Shelters
    • The Tipi
      • Tipi Construction
      • Smoke Flap Pole Pocket
      • Dew Cloth Liner
      • Setting up the Tipi
      • Ozan
      • Tipi Fire Pit
      • Tipi Pole Racks
      • Stripping Poles
      • Painting the Tipi
    • The Wigwam
      • Wigwam Construction
    • The Pit Dwelling
      • Pit House Construction
  • Chapter 2 Tools
    • Graining Tool for Tanning
    • Beaming Tool
    • Firemaking
    • Metate and Mano
    • Horn Quill Smoother
    • Drill
    • Steel Hawk
    • Root Digger
    • Hide Scraper
    • Hammer Stone
    • Fat Scraper
    • Stone Scraper
    • Metal Awl
    • Bone Awl
  • Chapter 3 Weapons
    • Atlatl
    • Leister (Fish Lance)
    • War Lance and Points
    • Cherokee Blow Gun
    • Bow Making
    • Bow String Making
    • Arrows
    • Arrow Points
    • Knives
  • Chapter 4 Hunting, Tracking and Trapping
    • Animal Tracks
      • Mule Deer
      • Whitetail Deer
      • Bull Moose
      • Bull Elk
      • Antelope
      • Caribou
      • Cougar
      • Mountain Goat
      • Turkey
      • Canadian Goose
      • Mallard Duck
      • Buffalo
      • Black Bear
      • Grizzly Bear
    • Traps
      • Fish Trap
      • Trail Pit
      • Snare Trap
      • Figure-Four Deadfall
  • Chapter 5 Tanning
    • Fleshing
    • Hair Removal
    • Braining
    • Smoking
    • Rawhide
  • Chapter 6 Clothing
    • Calico Shirt
    • Early Buckskin Shirt
    • Blackfoot or Crow Style War Shirt
    • Buckskin Leggings
    • Blanket Leggings
    • Breech Clout
    • Capote (Blanket Coat)
    • 1830 Crow Buckskin Dress
    • Apache Puberty Cape
    • Sioux Cloth Dress
    • Moccasins
    • One-Piece Plains Moccasin
    • Two-Piece Plains Moccasin
    • Navajo-Style Moccasin
    • Woodland One-Piece Moccasin
    • Buffalo Robe
    • Trade Blanket with Bead Work
    • Southwest Blanket
    • Headdresses
    • Crow War Bonnet
  • Chapter 7 Cooking and Eating Utensils
    • Hide or Paunch Cooking
    • Metate and Mano
    • Wooden Bowl
    • Southwest Cooking Pot
    • Tripod for Cooking
    • Horn Spoon
  • Chapter 8 Foods
    • List of Common Indian Foods
    • Drinks
    • Seasonings
    • Vegetables
    • Food Preparation
    • Wild Plants for Medicine
  • Chapter 9 Transportation
    • Horse
    • Dog
    • Man's Pad Saddle
    • Decorated Boy's Saddle
    • Stirrups
    • Woman's Saddle
    • Travois
    • Birch Bark Canoe (Ojibwa)
    • Bullboat
  • Chapter 10 Pouches, Scabbards, and Assorted Gear
    • Pipe Bag
    • Stike-a-Lite Pouch
    • Saddlebags
    • Knife Scabbard
    • Arrow Quiver and Bow Case
    • Awl Case
    • Parfleche Case
    • Medicine Parfleche
    • Parfleche Regalia Bag
    • Parfleche Box
    • Baby Carrier (Iroquois)
    • Ceremonial Pipe
    • Willow Backrest
  • Chapter 11 Jewelry and Ornaments
    • Choker
    • Breastplate
    • Bead Designs
    • Ojibwa Headpiece and Choker
    • Hidatsa Claw Necklace, Hairpiece, and Bracelet
    • Ponca Choker
    • Iowa Earring
    • Pawnee Necklace
    • Iowa Necklace
    • Chippewa Silver Armband
    • Creek Silver Disk Necklace
    • Sac and Fox Breastplate
    • Menominee Silver Earring
    • Hopi Wristband
    • Seminole Gorget
    • Glycymers Shell Bracelet
    • Trade Silver
    • Navajo Ketoh
    • Hopi Silver Overlay Bracelet
    • Navajo Concho Belt
  • Chapter 12 Bead and Quill Work
    • Hohokan Shell and Stone Trinkets or Fetishes
    • Types of Beads
    • Bead Necklaces
    • Edge Beading
    • Beadwork for Stripes and Moccasins
    • Chippewa Cross-Warp Bead Weaving
    • Double-Weft Bead Weaving
    • Bead Strip Designs
    • Plains Moccasin Bead Design
    • Woodland Moccasin Bead Design
    • Porcupine Quill Work
    • Quill Plaiting
    • Quill Applique
    • Quill Wrapping
    • Two-String Quill Wrap
    • Loom Quill Work
    • Quill Dying
  • Chapter 13 Musical Instruments and Games
    • Drum
    • Gourd Rattle
    • Turtle Shell Rattle
    • Bone Whistle
    • Ring and Pin Game
    • Snow Snake
    • Snow Dart
    • Hoop and Pole
    • Hand Game
  • Supply Sources
  • Glossary
  • Annotated Bibliography of Selected Books
  • Index


ISBN: 1-58574-070-5
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