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NATIVE AMERICAN DRUM

The 3rd Grade class at HT study the history of our American Indians, so I’ve been working on a couple of new projects for that class.  I think the students, especially the boys, will really enjoy making an Indian drum.  … Continue reading

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HUICHOL ART

The Huichol Indians, who live in a distant part of Mexico, illustrate their religious beliefs in beautifully designed yarn paintings called “Nearika.”  A traditional Huichol representation is that of the deified face of the sun, the Giver of Life.  The … Continue reading

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AMERICAN INDIAN MOCCASINS

These little moccasins are just too cute.  I made them with felt, instead of leather, following the directions for the “One-piece, Soft-sole, Center-seam Moccasins” on   http://www.nativetech.org/clothing/moccasin/mocinstr.html I used my granddaughter’s foot measurements (size 12) to make the pattern.  I think … Continue reading

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