What Is the Meaning of a Bird Symbol in Acoma Pottery?
The geometric shapes and stylized animals that decorate New Mexico's Acoma pottery tell a story about the appreciation of nature, particularly
How to Make a Mohawk Indian Bow & Arrow
The Mohawk Indians were the original people of New York state and made bows and arrows to hunt and defend
Coastal Indian Tools
Native Americans developed tools in relation to their needs, reflecting the necessity of certain tasks and materials
Inuit Fishing Tools
Inuit is an umbrella term used to describe a group of cultures found in the Arctic region of North America.
Sharpening Tools Used by Native Americans
Throughout history, Native Americans crafted tools from resources culled from nature and
Indian Flint Knapping Tools
Lithic technology, or stone tools, first appeared nearly 2.5 million years ago in the Oldowan culture of Tanzania.
How to Make Indian Shoes
Making sandals at home requires few supplies and produces a pair of (nearly) authentic Indian shoes that will last a long
Tools in Navajo Jewelry Making
The craftsmen carved the rough edges of turquoise with stones and hand-drilled holes in the shells so they could be
The History of the Native American Caddo Indian Pottery
The Caddo occupied the area of what is now eastern Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas and Oklahoma in the Red River bend
How to Make a Cherokee Buffalo Drum
The buffalo drum was not only covered with buffalo hide but was also used in a ceremonial dance conducted at dusk before the buffalo
What Materials Are Used to Make Native American Jewelry?
Before the arrival of Europeans in America, Native Americans traded with neighboring tribes for materials with which to craft
The Types of Wampanoag Indian Basket Weaving
The Wampanoag people were the original natives of Massachusetts and Rhode
Make a Micmac Teepee
The word "teepee" has come to be associated with the conical-shaped homes that were a common sight in Native American