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Etched pottery and horse hair pottery
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War bonnet (or headdress) is a feathered headgear traditionally worn by male leaders of the American Plains Indians Nations who have earned a place of great respect in their tribe. Originally sometimes worn into battle, but now primarily used for ceremonial occasions. Now seen as a great spiritual and political importance, only to be worn by those who have earned the right and honour through formal recognition by their people.
Posted by Anita Earnest on 6/4/2018 to Good Things To Know
Legend of the Ancient Firebird
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Medicine Wheel - The Sacred Hoop Native Americans view life as a continuous cycle and that all things are interrelated.
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Albert Jake was born in 1959 on the Zuni Pueblo, he now lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico with his wife and two daughters. Albert learned the art of silversmithing from his parents and began making jewelry in 1987. He specializes in traditional set stones and cluster jewelry with intricate stamp work. He is also works with sand paintings and pottery. Stunning cluster bracelet. Fits a standard woman's wrist 6-7" Sterling Silver. Bracelet has three very detailed stamped prongs on each side, three flower clusters with Coral, Spiny Oyster and Turquoise. Center cluster measures 1" tall. Bracelet is signed on the back A Jake.
Posted by Anita Earnest on 11/6/2016 to Good Things To Know
The Talking Stick is a method used by many Native American tribes. The stick let all members who wished to talk hold it while others had to wait for their turn. All members of the circle were valued, one could not talk about any person in a bad or negative way. The stick was passed from one individual to another until all who wanted to speak had done so in and orderly and respectful way. After session the stick was then passed back to an elder for safe keeping.
Posted by Anita Earnest on 11/5/2016 to Good Things To Know
The Dream Catcher Legend Native Americans believe that a night is full of dreams, good and bad both. When the dream catcher is placed above where you sleep it catches the dreams as they drift by. The good dreams, know their way through the opening in the center of the webbing while the bad dreams don’t. Bad dreams are caught in the webbing and disappears when the first daylight comes up. This protects you from bad dreams. There are many variations of legends and styles. Some are done with willow and some with hoops. Each one is unique.
Posted by Anita Earnest on 7/6/2016 to Good Things To Know
A swastika in Navajo designs - What's that all about?