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More Than Moccasins

A Kid's Activity Guide to Traditional North American Indian Life
Carlson, Laurie M. (Book - 1994 )
Average Rating: 5 stars out of 5.
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Kids discover traditions and skills from the people who first settled this continent, including gardening, making useful pottery, and communicating through Navajo codes.
Authors: Carlson, Laurie M., 1952-
Title: More than moccasins
a kid's activity guide to traditional North American Indian life
Publisher: Chicago : Chicago Review Press, c1994
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: x, 190 p. :,ill. ;,22 x 28 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Laurie Carlson
Contents: Everyday life: Tepee
Backrest
Wigwam
Pueblo village
Weaving
Basket
Burden basket
Pottery
Boxes
Parfleche
Bark containers
Pouch
Canoe
Fishing lure
Duck decoy
Special shield
Coup stick
Wampum
Peace pipe
Plant a garden
Things to wear: Paper bag vest
Breechcloth and apron
Leggings
Armbands
Cuffs
Anklets
Fancy dance bustle
Women and girls' cape
Pueblo dress
Headbands
Warbonnets
Blackfoot bonnet
Apache bonnet
Plains bonnet
Bonnet case
Iroquois headdress
Pipe bone breastplate
Bear claw necklace
Shell necklace
Shell gorget
Shell etching
Fetish necklace
Seed and corn necklace
Silver bracelet
Earring loops
Homemade clay beads
Paper beads
Face painting
Mudhead mask
False face mask
Kachina mask
Song and dance: Musical rasp
Gourd rattle
Turtle shell rattle
Whale rattle
Drumbeats
Bull roarer
Toys: Cradleboard
Cradle charms
Corncob doll
Deer hat
Spear
Kachina doll
Dog travois
Spinning top
Games: Hubbub
Stick game
Bowl game
Throw sticks
Wooden dice
Shell dice
Stick dice
Walnut shell game
Kainsish
Stick counting game
Hoop and lances
Hoop and darts
Buzz
Pin and target
Racket ball
Shinny
Ball race
Juggling
Pokean
Standing cob game
Cat's cradle
Ring toss
Foot races
What's for dinner?: Breads: Fry bread
Kneel-down bread
Meals: Baked pumpkin
Corn and pumpkin stew
Wild rice
Corn soup
Hominy
Steamed clover
Baked squash
Fried squash blossoms
Fish soup
Boiled eggs
Snacks: Popped corn
Roasted pumpkin seeds
Beef jerky
Fruit leather
Raisins
Peanut butter
Maple sugar candy
Drinks
Pass it on - tell someone: Puzzling pictographs
Sign language
Totem poles
Sandpainting
Winter count
Smoke signals
Story stick
Owner sticks
Birch bark transparencies
Talking feather
Storytelling
Storytelling bag
Cherokee alphabet
Navajo code talkers
Indian childhood
ISBN: 1556522134
Branch Call Number: j 745.5 C284m 1994
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-190)
Subject Headings: Indians of North America Study and teaching Activity programs Juvenile literature
Topical Term: Authors, American
Indians of North America
LCCN: 93039922
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Jan 28, 2013
  • El_Gato rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Wonderful book to use when teaching children about First Nation / North American Indian life. Perfect for Grade 1. We chose the activities and crafts that were applicable to those that lived in our area.

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