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Clay Tobacco Pipes History

2017-01-30T15:03:38+00:00

History of Clay Pipes from Fort Union National Historic Site © 2002-2009 J. Byron Sudbury Fort Union National Historic Site, North Dakota Fort Union National Historic Site is located near the confluence of the Missouri and Yellowstone Rivers in western North Dakota. This important historic site, occupied [...]

Clay Tobacco Pipes History 2017-01-30T15:03:38+00:00

Tracking A Conquistador With Chevron Beads

2017-07-24T12:58:27+00:00

Tracking a Conquistador with Beads DeSoto Identified by Chevron Beads in Georgia! Desoto's calling cards? Five years after Fernbank Museum launched an archaeological expedition to investigate the history of early contact between Native American Indians and Europeans in Georgia, their exhibit, De Soto's Footsteps, On [...]

Tracking A Conquistador With Chevron Beads 2017-07-24T12:58:27+00:00

Rise Of Pendleton Native American Trade Blanket

2017-01-30T15:06:51+00:00

American Indian Trade Blankets The Rise of Pendleton Woolen Mills as the Primary Trade Blanket of Contemporary Native Americans Chief Joseph Over the many generations since Native Americans began trade with Europeans, few items have become more closely identified with indigenous American cultures as [...]

Rise Of Pendleton Native American Trade Blanket 2017-01-30T15:06:51+00:00

Native American Tribal Bead Color Preference

2016-12-21T20:19:04+00:00

Typical Native American Tribal Bead Color Preferences The use of colors by Indian beadworkers varies widely among the many different tribes throughout the U.S. & Canada. These are general guidelines for some of the better known beadworking tribes. Many exceptions to this can be found, but this provides [...]

Native American Tribal Bead Color Preference 2016-12-21T20:19:04+00:00

Trade Bead Migration into North America

2017-01-30T14:42:12+00:00

Trade Bead Migration into North America By Robert Jirka, Independent Researcher 1. Seven Layer Chevron Bead. Late 1400s 2. Seven Layer Chevron Bead. Late 1400s 3. A Speo Bead. Late 1600s 4. French Ambassador Bead 1850s 5. Baule Face Bead. Late 1800s 6. Black Decorated [...]

Trade Bead Migration into North America 2017-01-30T14:42:12+00:00