Porky Roach Kit Instructions

PORKY ROACH KIT INSTRUCTIONS No other headgear, with the exception of the Plains warbonnet, personifies the North American Indian as much as the hair roach. Historically, its distribution and use covered virtually all tribes of the Plains, Plateau, Great Lakes, and Eastern Woodlands cultural areas. Paintings by [...]

Porky Roach Kit Instructions2017-01-30T14:07:50+00:00

Preparing Gourds for Peyote Gourd Rattles

Preparing Gourds for Peyote Gourd Rattles Missouri River Brand: Developed by Master Craftworkers Gourd shells have both a thin outer skin and a pithy center that should be removed in order to make them suitable for use as a gourd rattle. These instructions explain how this is [...]

Preparing Gourds for Peyote Gourd Rattles2017-01-30T14:31:46+00:00

Porcupine Quillwork Craft Focus

CRAFT FOCUS: PORCUPINE QUILLWORK Use of Porcupine Quillwork Quillwork is perhaps the oldest form of embroidery used by Native Americans. Quills were folded, twisted, wrapped, plaited and sewn using a wide range of techniques to decorate articles of clothing, bags, knife sheaths, baskets, wooden handles and pipe stems. [...]

Porcupine Quillwork Craft Focus2016-12-21T23:15:52+00:00