josette chevallier

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Native American Medicinal Plants

In Native American Medicinal Plants, anthropologist Daniel E. Moerman describes the medicinal use of more than 2700 plants by 218 Native American tribes.

Rattle, 19th century Vancouver Island, Canada; Masseth or Haida

Rattle -- Century -- Vancouver Island, Canada -- Masseth or Haida -- Wood & pigment -- Metropolitan Museum of Art

This is a rare photograph of the Native American Piercing Ritual, a rite of manhood among the Indians.  1908 by Edward S. Curtis the photograph illustrates a Crow man, leaning back slightly, with strips of leather attached to his chest by sticks pierced through his breast. He is tethered to a pole that is secured by rocks. This is all part of the piercing ritual of the sun dance.

Indian Chest Piercing Sun Dance Ritual Here for your perusal is an original photograph of an Indian Ceremony in which a man is suspended by leather straps attached to sticks in his chest. It was created in 1908 by Edward S.

native american bead work

native american bead work (I love the way the artist left a thin space of unbeaded leather around the toe. That protects the beadwork from being knocked / torn out.