Braiding Sweetgrass

Author: Robin Wall Kimmerer
Publisher: Milkweed Editions
ISBN: 1571318712
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Called the work of "a mesmerizing storyteller with deep compassion and memorable prose" (Publishers Weekly) and the book that, "anyone interested in natural history, botany, protecting nature, or Native American culture will love," by ...

His Last Wife

Author: Grace Octavia
Publisher: Kensington Books
ISBN: 0758288867
Size: 63.74 MB
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One time, Val asked Mama Fee how she knew trouble was coming or going and
what she should burn. When and where. Mama Fee was braiding sweetgrass
then. She leaned over to Val. An extra braid of sweetgrass was dangling from a ...

North By Northeast

Author: Kathleen Mundell
Publisher: Tilbury House Pub
ISBN: 9780884483052
Size: 64.48 MB
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SWEETGRASS Sweetgrass is a grass cherished by basketmakers for its pliability
, color, and wonderful fragrance. Either woven a couple of strands at a time or
braided, it is the signature element of many Haudenosaunee and Wabanaki
fancy ...

Native Harvests

Author: E. Barrie Kavasch
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486319059
Size: 77.12 MB
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Kinnikinnik was sometimes burned and smudged, like incense, and prayed with
much like tobacco and sweetgrass. ... American Indian men and women often
braided sweetgrass into their hair, and still do - for the perfumed good fortune
and ...

How Indians Use Wild Plants For Food Medicine Crafts

Author: Frances Densmore
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486131106
Size: 24.26 MB
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Young people, chiefly young men, carried a braid of sweet grass and cut off 2 or
3 inches of it and burned it for perfume. (P1. 49.) Young men braided sweet grass
with their hair for the perfume. Young men wore two braids of sweet grass ...

The Explorer

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While working with the sweetgrass, the basket- workers mentioned that it is
collected during the months of July and August after it ... Braided sweetgrass is a
favorite decoration on the baskets and soaking makes it pliable enough to handle

Teton Sioux Music

Author: Frances Densmore
Publisher: Рипол Классик
ISBN: 5875565926
Size: 31.71 MB
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Small articles were .placed in a decorated case and large articles, as pieces of
red cloth, were folded smoothly. - . Plate 6 shows a “spirit wrap“ and a braid of
sweet grass which was placed in the spirit bundle: Mrs, James McLaughlin said
she ...

Red Medicine

Author: Patrisia Gonzales
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
ISBN: 0816599718
Size: 54.19 MB
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Show me your red thread, your smoking thread. The ball of thread is unraveling,
undoing, rewoven, recollected. We make a braid, sweet grass braid, green grass
braid, green corn braid, a tight braid, a fine braid, and wrap it around the world, ...