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The Plains Warbonnet: Its Story and Construction by: Barry E. Hardin

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The Plains Warbonnet: Its Story and Construction by: Barry E. Hardin
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Author: Barry E. Hardin
Binding: Soft Cover
Copyright: 2013
Pages: 128
Size: 8.38 x 10.75 in.

Product Code: SO-ING-2013-9781929572236-WH3

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The Plains Indian Warbonnet has become the symbol most identified by the public with All Native Americans, regardless of their particular tribe or culture.

This book addresses this misconception and other fascinating myths and realities pertaining to the warbonnet, such as its evolution, the meanings of the feathers and how they were acquired, materials and decorations, who had the right to make and wear bonnets, and the several significant stylistic variations of the "typical Plains warbonnet. More than a colorful head decoration. the historic Plains bonnet was associated with bravery, power and Indian traditions.

Large photos and color illustrations take the reader step by step through making a regular bonnet, single and double trailer variations of the Northern Plains and plateau regions. By combining historical background with construction information, the book is now the most comprehensive work available about this important Native American symbol.


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