Book: Native American Buffalo Robes: A Study of their Role in Plains Indian Societies and a Guide to Traditional Tanning Techniques

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This book illustrates the role which buffalo robes played within Plains Indian societies of the 18th and 19th century.  It presents a one-of-a-kind documentation of the almost inexhaustible amount of different uses Native people made of tanned buffalo skins, as clothing, shelter, ritual paraphernalia, shrouds, coasters, trampolines, stretchers, drums, boats, and the like.  Additionally, the unique connection between the robes material, social and spiritual values are being examine resulting from the overall significance of the buffalo.

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SKU:
b07,KLEK-native-american-buffalo-robes-a-study
Author:
Markus Klek
ISBN:
9783833489266
Book Details:
paperback, 151 pages, 2008