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NATIVE AMERICAN MASK

The Native American used masks as part of their religious ceremonies, as part of ceremonial costumes, for entertainment or for medicinal purposes. The masks were often made to represent the spirits of animals, and the Pacific Northwest Indians believed that … Continue reading

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NATIVE AMERICAN SHIELD

Although the Native American war shield and the medicine shield looked similar, they had distinctively different uses. The war shield was thicker and heavier and was used to deflect arrows or spears. The medicine shield was also taken along in … Continue reading

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INDIAN PAPOOSE

Using a brown grocery bag and making “leather” for this project is the first step when making this American Indian papoose.  The third graders in our school study the American Indians, so I thought this would be a fun project … Continue reading

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