Native American Headdresses – Other Tribal Headdresses for Men

Published on March 26, 2013 by Casey

Love this article and want to save it to read again later? Add it to your favourites! To find all your favourite posts, check out My Favourites on the menu bar.

Iroquois gustoweh cap
Iroquois gustoweh cap

Other Tribal Headdresses for Men

The gustoweh cap is a formal feathered skullcap used only by men from the Iroquois tribes. The big eagle feathers on top of the cap were symbols that showed which specific tribe an Iroquois man belonged to. (The three straight feathers on the cap in this picture mean that the owner is Mohawk.) In some northern California tribes, men wore flicker headdresses as dance regalia. These headdresses are made of wide leather strips decorated with the red scalps of woodpeckers. During the 1800′s when cloth became more readily available, cloth turbans decorated with feathers became stylish among Cherokee, Seminoles and other southeastern Indian men, and cloth headbands became everyday wear for men from the Navajo, Apache, and Pueblo tribes.

dna testing, dna ancestry testing, ancestry, genealogy, indian genealogy records, paternity testing, turquoise jewelry, native american jewelry

Source: native-languages

NativeAmericanEncyclopedia.com Unabridged
Based on the collective work of NativeAmericanEncyclopedia.com, © 2014 Native American Encyclopedia.
Cite This Source | Link To Native American Headdresses – Other Tribal Headdresses for Men
Add these citations to your bibliography. Select the text below and then copy and paste it into your document.

American Psychological Association (APA):

Native American Headdresses – Other Tribal Headdresses for Men NativeAmericanEncyclopedia.com Unabridged. Retrieved December 23, 2014, from NativeAmericanEncyclopedia.com website: http://nativeamericanencyclopedia.com/native-american-headdresses-other-tribal-headdresses-for-men/

Chicago Manual Style (CMS):

Native American Headdresses – Other Tribal Headdresses for Men NativeAmericanEncyclopedia.com. NativeAmericanEncyclopedia.com Unabridged. Native American Encyclopedia http://nativeamericanencyclopedia.com/native-american-headdresses-other-tribal-headdresses-for-men/ (accessed: December 23, 2014).

Modern Language Association (MLA):

"Native American Headdresses – Other Tribal Headdresses for Men" NativeAmericanEncyclopedia.com Unabridged. Native American Encyclopedia 23 Dec. 2014. <NativeAmericanEncyclopedia.com http://nativeamericanencyclopedia.com/native-american-headdresses-other-tribal-headdresses-for-men/>.

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE):

NativeAmericanEncyclopedia.com, "Native American Headdresses – Other Tribal Headdresses for Men" in NativeAmericanEncyclopedia.com Unabridged. Source location: Native American Encyclopedia http://nativeamericanencyclopedia.com/native-american-headdresses-other-tribal-headdresses-for-men/. Available: http://nativeamericanencyclopedia.com. Accessed: December 23, 2014.

BibTeX Bibliography Style (BibTeX)

@ article {NativeAmericanEncyclopedia.com2014,
    title = {NativeAmericanEncyclopedia.com Unabridged},
    month = Dec,
    day = 23,
    year = 2014,
    url = {http://nativeamericanencyclopedia.com/native-american-headdresses-other-tribal-headdresses-for-men/},
}
You might also like:

Tags:  , ,

Facebook Comments

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Did You Know?

The smallest, by population, Federally Recognized Tribe in the United States is the “Augustine Band of Cahuilla Indians, California (formerly the Augustine Band of Cahuilla Mission Indians of the Augustine Reservation)”. There were only 8 enrolled members as of 2002.

Sponsor
In the Spotlight
Latest Articles
Most Favourited Posts
Photo Galleries
Native American Tribe ComancheNative American Tribe DieguenoNative American Quotes