Category Archives: Native American

Baleen

Baleen Arts and Crafts Baleen: “A Whale of a Story: The Inupiaq of northern Alaska have hunted bowhead whates and collected baleen for hundrreds of years. Although called ‘whale bone’ by Westerners, baleen is a fibrous sieve-like material that grows … Continue reading

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Seagrass Basketry and Weaving

Seagrass Baskets Seagrass Baskets: “Baskets of Sea Grass – Artists of the windswept Aleutian Islands create some of the most fragile baskets in the world. They start with carefully prepared strands of fine beach grass that they then emellish with … Continue reading

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Pacific Northwest Native American Art

Pacific Northwest Native American Art & Culture ~ Article and research by Thomas Baurley, Technogypsie Research, August 7, 2017. Native American culture of the Pacific Northwest is amongst some of the most impressive art forms and mythology on the planet. … Continue reading

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Inupiaq Seal/Walrus Skin Armor

Inupiaq Walrus/Seal Skin Suit of Armor ~ Article and research by Thomas Baurley, Technogypsie Research, August 7, 2017. Even though many of the tribes in what is known Alaska are seen as very peaceful people, conflicts and warfare did occur, … Continue reading

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Inupiag & Yup’ik Hunting & Culture

Inupiag & Yup’ik Hunting & Culture ~ Article and research by Thomas Baurley, Technogypsie Research, August 7, 2017. The indigenous First Nation’s people in the area known as Modern day Alaska are divided into eleven distinct cultures, with over 11 … Continue reading

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Scraper

ScrapersArticle and research by Thomas Baurley, Technogypsie Research, August 7, 2017 Florida Museum of Natural History, Tallahassee, Florida From prehistory, all over the world are found stone tools that are created in various forms and functions. The Scraper is a … Continue reading

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Native American Ceramics

Native American Ceramics The Native American tribes are diverse and variable. Many tribes have utilized ceramics and pottery through the ages, some of which are more popular styles than others. One region that boasts unique pottery types is the North … Continue reading

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Pacific Northwest Ceremonial Masks

Ceremonial Masks ~ Article and research by Thomas Baurley, Technogypsie Research, August 7, 2017. Throughout history masks have been made for various reasons, and wood was a common medium for making them in. Every culture had examples of them. Masks … Continue reading

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Wooden Masks

Wooden Masks ~ Article and research by Thomas Baurley, Technogypsie Research, August 7, 2017 Throughout history masks have been made for various reasons, and wood was a common medium for making them in. Every culture had examples of them. Masks … Continue reading

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Totems: Pacific Northwest Aboriginal Culture

TotemsArticle and research by Thomas Baurley, Technogypsie Research, August 7, 2017 One of the phenomenal ominous presences in the Pacific Northwest, as well as superNATURAL British Columbia, is the plethera of artistic totems created by the past and present Pacific … Continue reading

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