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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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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 Beaded Mats on Display

Images » Photographs
Author/Creator
Hilda J. Stewart
Description
Beaded mats from the Little Pine First Nation on Display at the Saskatoon Arts and Crafts Society Show. Date unknown.

Historical note:

Includes note on back: "When the Saskatoon Arts and Crafts Society disbanded a collection of mats and other articles were given to the museum at Fort Battleford"
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Aboriginal Camp Sites on Isle Royale, Michigan

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
George Irving Quimby
American Antiquity, vol. 4, no. 3, January 1939, pp. 215-223
Description
Examines Woodland pattern and Iroquoian-like pottery found on Isle Royale.
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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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Apache Art

Theses
Author/Creator
Dorothy Frances Gay
Description
Letters, Arts, and Sciences Thesis (M.A.)--University of Arizona, 1933.
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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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Art in Shell of the Ancient Americans

Alternate Title
Second Annual Report of the Bureau of Enthnology
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
William H. Holmes
Description
Excerpt from Second Annual Report of the Bureau of Enthnology.
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Artist Corrine Hunt Mixes Traditional Art with Commercial Viability

Alternate Title
Trailbreakers ; Episode 300074609
[Making Waves (Part2): Corrine Hunt]
Media » Sound Recordings
Author/Creator
Don Kelly
Corrine Hunt
Description
Interview with the Aboriginal artist who designed the medals for the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. Episode of the CBC radio program Trailbreakers which aired January 19, 2012. Duration 25:00.
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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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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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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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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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Beaded Moccasins

Images » Photographs
Author/Creator
Leonard A. Hillyard
Description
A black and white photograph of a pair of beaded moccasins, ca 1930s or 1940s.

Historical note:

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Beaded moccasins

Images » Photographs
Author/Creator
Leonard A. Hillyard
Description
A photograph of a pair of beaded moccasins probably taken in the 1930s or 1940s.

Historical note:

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"A Beaded Saddle"

Images » Photographs
Description
Image of beaded saddle on blank white background. Description on back reads: "A Beaded saddle. Work by Silver Cloud a daughter of Chief Yellow Quill. This work all done with sinew for thread."
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Beading Offers Women Chance to Change Lives

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Leisha Grebinski
Eagle Feather News, vol. 14, no. 6, June 2011, p. 19
Description
Comments on a group working to help women escape from abuse and poverty by offering a support system that includes meeting weekly to learn moccasin making and traditional beading. Article located by scrolling to page 19.
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Beadwork and the Iroquois

Alternate Title
Across Borders: Beadwork in Iroquois Life
Web Sites » Virtual Exhibits
Author/Creator
McCord Museum of Canadian History
Description
Images of items featured in the McCord Museum's exhibition Across Borders: Beadwork in Iroquois Life.
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Beadwork Mats on Display

Images » Photographs
Description
Aboriginal beadwork mats on display at the Saskatoon Arts and Crafts Display. Date unkown.
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Beardy's Warriors and W.R. Cameron

Images » Photographs
Description
Image of Beardy's Warriors with W.R. Cameron. Some of the men are wearing traditional costume; several men hold pipes and six men are seated around a drum. Photo taken in Duck Lake, NWT.
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Bird-Sings-Different: The Beadwork of Emma Last Star

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Richard Green
Whispering Wind, vol. 45, no. 1, 2016, pp. 6-8
Description
Briefly discusses some items created by the Pikunni Blackfoot artisan from the Blackfeet Indian Reservation in Montana.
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The Blackfeet Buckskin Shirt

Alternate Title
[Kaahsinnooniksi Ao'toksisawooyawa: Our Ancestors Have Come to Visit: Reconnections with Historic Blackfoot Shirts]
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Anna Bullshoe
Description
Lesson plan developed in conjunction with exhibition of Blackfoot shirts loaned from the Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford, to the Glenbow and Galt Museums in Alberta. Can be adapted for all age groups.
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Blackfoot Warrior Shirts

Alternate Title
Lesson Plan: Blackfoot Winter Counts and their Stories
[Kaahsinnooniksi Ao'toksisawooyawa: Our Ancestors Have Come to Visit: Reconnections with Historic Blackfoot Shirts]
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Ramona L. Big Head
Description
Lesson plan developed in conjunction with exhibition of Blackfoot shirts loaned from the Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford, to the Glenbow and Galt Museums in Alberta. Designed for Grade 2 language arts, but can be adapted to other levels.
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"Brave in His Gala Attire", "Indian Warrior and His Squaw"

Images » Photographs
Description
Note: The title of this document uses wording that was common to mainstream society of that time period in history. As such, it contains language that is no longer in common use and may offend some readers. This wording should not be construed to represent the views of the Indigenous Studies Portal or the University of Saskatchewan Library. 2 photographs, same image ("Brave and His Gala Attire" in black and white, "Indian Warrior"in sepia tone). A portrait image of man seated with wife/woman attending to his right. Intricate beadwork on traditional dress is displayed.
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Button Blanket Math: A Primary Unit, Grade 2

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Donna Walker
Pam Holloway
Joanne Windsor
Description

Resource for teaching number, pattern and space/shapes by incorporating images and forms used in First Nations art. Includes black line masters.

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Caroline John Master Craft Person Still Going Strong at 88

Articles » General
Author/Creator
John Lagimodiere
Eagle Feather News, vol. 11, no. 3, March 2008, p. 15
Description
Comments on the beautiful jackets, mittens, mukluks, etc. that are crafted by an Elder in northern Saskatchewan. Article located by scrolling to page 15.
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Ceramics and Polity in the Casas Grandes Area, Chihiuahua, Mexico

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Michael E. Whalen
Paul E. Minnis
American Antiquity, vol. 77, no. 3, July 2012, pp. 403-422
Description
New research suggests that the assumption that Casas Grandes area was abandoned after the fall of the primate centre may be mistaken.
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