Clothing & Regalia

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1982 Elders Conference 3/5

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Ted Wheatley
Sam Osawamick
Ernest Debassigae
Joe Yellowhead
Kate Assinewe
Ron Wakegijig
Herman Atkinson
Charlie Neilson
James Mecas
Dan Pine
Louis Bruce
Noel Knockwood
Angus Pontiac
Ernest Tootoosis
Indian History Film Project
Description
Elders stress the importance of tradition and, in particular, the religious and medical traditions of the Indian people.Accounts of two visits to the world of the dead.
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A 19th Century Apache Puberty Skirt: East Towards Sunrise

Alternate Title
A Nineteenth Century Apache Puberty Skirt
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Richard Green
Whispering Wind, vol. 44, no. 5, 2016, pp. 7-11
Description
Description of skirt which would have been worn during the Sunrise Ceremony, marking passage from girlhood to womanhood.
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20th Century Northern Plains Shirts

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Richard Green
Whispering Wind, vol. 39, no. 3, Issue 271, 2010, pp. 4-12
Description
Looks at the development, materials, and construction of a ceremonial hide shirt. Includes photographs.
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4 Men at Sun Dance

Images » Photographs
Author/Creator
Mabel Devlin
Description
Image of 4 young men in traditional dress. Description on back reads: " This picture was taken in the summer of 1913 at an Indian Sun Dance held between Mr. Moise L'Heureaux's ranch and Cochin the usual place for holding Sun dances, at this particular dance the Indians were asking their gods for rain. Picture taken and finished by Mabel Devlin School teacher at St Hippolyte at the time. She is now Mrs. J.D. Paulhus of Vawn. Mr. Paul L'Heureux of Jack Fish who spoke Cree assisted in persuading these gentlemen to pose."
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Aboriginal Art Displayed for Vincent Massey Students

Images » Photographs
Description
File contains 14 negatives of Aboriginal art displayed for Vincent Massey Students May 25, 1989. The art displayed includes a variety of traditional items such as snowshoes, mukluks, beadwork, and minature totem poles. In eight of the negatives an unidentified man is shown holding up a minature tipi. In the other negatives art is displayed on tables.
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Aboriginal Group Photo

Images » Photographs
Description
A photograph of a group of Aboriginal (Cree) people standing in a row. Two of the women hold infants. They are well dressed in western style clothing: long dresses on the women and jackets and vests for the two men. Most of them have braided hair. A tent and wagon are visible in the background.
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Aboriginal Man in Winter

Images » Photographs
Description
An Aboriginal man in winter photographed somewhere in the parkland of central Saskatchewan. He is wearing Hudson's Bay Company clothing.
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An Aboriginal Salt Mine at Camp Verde, Arizona

Alternate Title
Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History ; v. 30, pt. 3
E-Books
Author/Creator
Earl H. Morris
Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History
Description
Forms part of Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History, v.30 (p.75-97).
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Aboriginal Woman Wearing Leather Dress

Images » Photographs
Description
Image of an Aboriginal woman wearing a leather dress and holding a wooden handle [of an ax]. On back of photograph: "Leather dress made by Mrs. Andrew McDiarmid. Think of the north. Ellen."
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Aborigines Day Saskatoon. - 21 June 2003. - Slide.

Images » Photographs
Author/Creator
Hans S. Dommasch (photographer)
Description
Image showing dancers in ceremonial dress in [Kinsmen Park].

Historical note:

First proclaimed by the Governor General of Canada on 13 June 1996, June 21st of every year has become a day in the Canadian calendar that presents Aboriginal peoples with a great opportunity to express great pride for their rich diverse cultures with their families, neighbours, friends and visitors.
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Adam Solway Interview 1

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Adam Solway
Christine Welsh
Tony Snowsill
Indian History Film Project
Description
Consists of an interview where Adam Solway talks about being orphaned at 8 years and adopted by the Blackfoot Reserve, Alta; his attendance at a residential school; becoming a councillor and then chief of the reserve. He comments on the issues he had to deal with as well as providing comments on contemporary lifestyles and leadership.
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Adam Solway Interview 2

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Adam Solway
Christine Welsh
Tony Snowsill
Indian History Film Project
Description
This is a continuation of an interview with Adam Solway on January 29, 1983 on the Blackfoot Reserve.
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Adornment: Native American Regalia

Alternate Title
Education Packet: Developed for K-12 Teachers
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
University of Wyoming Art Museum
Description
Presents lesson plans to assist teachers on traditional clothing of the Northern Plains Indians including the artistic and cultural expression of clothing. Developed for K-12.
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Adult Inuk guide. - Portrait.

Images » Photographs
Author/Creator
Hans Dommasch
Description
Guide wearing fur trimmed parka. Description by Dommasch: "Arctic Circle #1 Wager Bay; July 1990. Native guide-Inuit and his daughter". In [Nunavut].
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Airo Wear Promoting Language With Style

Articles » General
Author/Creator
John Lagimodiere
Eagle Feather News, vol. 11, no. 5, May 2008, p. 13
Description
Looks at an entrepreneur who has designed apparel that sports Cree greetings. Article located by scrolling to page 13.
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Alfred Durocher #1

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Alfred Durocher
Victoria Racette
Indian History Film Project
Description
Interview includes a discussion of Alfred Durocher's life.
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Allan Fox in headdress

Images » Photographs
Description
A head and shoulders photograph of Allen Fox, a Sweet Grass Reserve First Nations Chief in a full head-dress.
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Ankle Bells

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Scott Thompson
Whispering Wind, vol. 41, no. 5, February-March 2013, pp. 13-15
Description
Instructions for making bands worn by male dancers.
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Antoine Lonesinger 11 Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Antoine Lonesinger
Alphonse Littlepoplar
Indian History Film Project
Description
Interview includes two stories: the first about a boy who saves a boy and wins a wife in the process; a second about a boy who upon returning to his band with a wife becomes chief.
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Antoine Lonesinger 7 Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Antoine Lonesinger
Indian History Film Project
Description
Interview includes stories of attacks on women by Blackfoot and Cree raiders. It also includes the story of the acquisition of the Sioux Dance (or Grass Dance) from the bone grass spirits.
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Apache Beaded Bags and the Mohonk Lodge

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Richard Green
Whispering Wind, vol. 38, no. 6, Issue 268, September-October 2009, pp. 11-15
Description
Looks at designs and construction of bags made by Apache groups in the early twentieth century and sold in Oklahoma. Includes photographs.
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Applying Metal Spots to Leather

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Barry Hardin
Whispering Wind, vol. 43, no. 1, Issue 293, October 2014, pp. 6-9
Description
Looks at decorative accents for dance accessories and how to apply them to leather. Includes photographs.
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Arapahoe Moccasins with Thunderbird Designs: Part 8

Alternate Title
MoccasinCorner: Arapahoe Moccasins with Thunderbird Designs: Part 8
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Michael Kostelnik
Whispering Wind, vol. 39, no. 5, Issue 273, [November-December] 2010, pp. 19-21
Description
Looks at differences in beadwork between the Cheyenne thunderbird moccasins and the Arapahoe moccasins. Includes photographs.
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Arapahoe Style Sage Grouse Bustle

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
J. Andrew Forsythe
Whispering Wind, vol. 39, no. 5, Issue 273, November-December 2010, pp. 4-7
Description
Discusses project using Alfred Kroeber descriptions and photographs from the American Museum of Natural history to construct an Arapaho bustle of sage grouse feathers. Includes photographs and instructions.
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Art and Technique of Inuit Clothing

Web Sites » Virtual Exhibits
Author/Creator
McCord Museum
Betty Kobayashi Issenman
Description
Virtual exhibition contains images of 32 items, each accompanied by a brief explanation.
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Assortment of Aboriginal Artifacts

Images » Photographs
Description
An assortment of Aboriginal artifacts posed along a wall for a photograph. Presumably from a private collection in Medicine Hat. Includes flintlock and caplock rifles, a quiver with arrows, flintlock pistol, headdress, axe and tomahawk heads, beadwork, clothing, and smaller items. Some of these items also appear in S-B356.
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[Atimoyoo] - An Armed Cree man in Traditional Dress

Images » Photographs
Description
Atimoyoo, a Cree man armed with a lever action repeating rifle in traditional dress, circa 1905. A note with the photograph says his name was possibly Mooswa, but the family has subsequently identified him as Atimoyoo.
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Attaching Ornaments to Clothing

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Benson Lanford
Whispering Wind, vol. 35, no. 2, March-April 2005, pp. 14-16
Description
Describes how elk teeth and cowrie shells are used, laid out and attached as ornamentation to garments belonging to the Plains and Plateau Indians. Includes photographs.
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Attaching Quilled Strips to Feathers

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Joe W. Rosenthal
Whispering Wind, vol. 42, no. 3, December/January 2014, pp. 11-13
Description
Instructions for one of the techniques used in the construction of war bonnets.
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The Bags of Lake Lena

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Mike Johnson
Whispering Wind, vol. 42, no. 2, October/November 2013, pp. 24-26
Description
Briefly discusses the origins of Ojibwe beaded cloth bandolier bags.
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Bandolier Bag

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Amelia Fay
Canada's History, vol. 97, no. 2, April/May 2017, p. 20
Description
Brief article contains illustration and description of wearable art made by Indigenous groups in the Eastern Woodlands/Great Lakes area.
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Battleford Agency #3

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
D.G. (Dr.) Mandelbaum
Muskwa (Bear)
Indian History Film Project
Description
Consists of an interview with Muskwa where he gives a brief description of the significance of various ceremonial clothing and talks about various dances.
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Battleford Agency #5

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
D.G. (Dr.) Mandelbaum
iwe sigau (Fringe)
Indian History Film Project
Description
Consists of an interview where various possessions and articles of clothing are described.
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Beaded Bracelet-ring Jewelry

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Pamela Piche Meyers
Whispering Wind, vol. 38, no. 5, Issue 267, May-June 2009, pp. 4-6
Description
Discusses patterns of a new trend featured at powwow dances. Includes photographs and diagrams.
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Beaded Cloth Shoulder Bags: Bandoliers of the Southeast

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Michael G. Johnson
Whispering Wind, vol. 39, no. 4, Issue 272, September-October 2010, pp. 4-11
Description
Presents colored photographs and drawing of shoulder bags with accompanying text and explanations.
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