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Masks of the North American Indians

Robert Eugene Ritzenthaler

Masks of the North American Indians

by Robert Eugene Ritzenthaler

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Published by Milwaukee Public Museum in Milwaukee, MN .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indians of North America -- Masks

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Robert E. Ritzenthaler
    SeriesLore Leaves -- no. 2
    ContributionsMilwaukee Public Museum
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE"98"M3"M37
    The Physical Object
    Pagination12 p. :
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21136036M

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Masks of the North American Indians by Robert Eugene Ritzenthaler Download PDF EPUB FB2

Out of 5 stars North American Indian Masks: Craft and Legends. Reviewed in the United States on Novem Verified Purchase. I am so happy with this book. I realize it is an old book, but it has such wonderful information in it. I have a class of children that are doing papier mache, and they are going to do some masks.5/5(1).

This book is brimming with colorful illustrations, very old photographs of tribal chiefs and warriors, and beautifully lit artifacts, such as paintings on hides, in addition to the horse masks and other accoutrements.

The book would be wonderful for anyone whose respect for, and admiration of, the peoples of the North American continent leads /5(15). The indigenous peoples of the Americas are the pre-Columbian peoples of North, Central and South America and their descendants.

Although some indigenous peoples of the Americas were traditionally hunter-gatherers—and many, especially in the Amazon basin, still are—many groups practiced aquaculture and impact of their agricultural endowment to the world Brazil:Masks continue to be used in ceremonies, potlatches, and even a Tlingit version of Shakespeare's Hamlet.

This colouring book, in bringing awareness of these ancient traditions to children, is a celebration of masks of both past and present, and honours the lives and dances of the indigenous people of the Northwest Coast.

Make Offer - The American Indian by Elijah M. Haines—Rebound Rare First Edition Hardback Kwakiutl Indians/Boas and Eskimos/Hoffman—Rare. Ritzenthaler, Robert E. Masks of the North American Indians (Lore Leaves). A Milwaukee Public Museum Publication, Unmarked text.

Soiling on cover. Price sticker shadow on back cover. Good. Native American masks were an important part of the Native American culture. They were used during ceremonies, given as gifts, and each one was hand crafted.

They have a special charm that comes from the significance behind the art; the. Informative, carefully researched coloring book depicts, in 39 detailed illustrations, native North Americans engaged in a host of arts and crafts: drum-making, carving totem poles, face and body painting, building a dugout canoe, making and painting ceramic pots, weaving rugs and blankets, preparing hides, more.

Descriptive captions. Q: What I stumbled on while going down a Tumblr rabbit hole was that it is a Tsimshian mask representing the spirit of Upper Air.

Supposedly from BC, Canada (19th C.). Hans, A: Christie’s auctioned this mask last year for over half a million dollars. Obviously it is a very desirable artifact. I did see a similar Tlingit singing shaman’s mask somewhere.

The. An authentic array of traditional Native American masks appear in this fun-filled coloring book. Well-researched and accurately rendered, they derive from ritual and recreational traditions of American Indians across the continent, from the eastern Iroquois to the western Hopi and the northwestern Kwakiutl and Tlingit.

30 full-page black-and-white illustrations. Get this from a library. North American Indian masks: craft and legend. [Frieda Gates] -- Describes masks used by North American Indians to heal sickness, appease spirits, pray for rain, and for other purposes.

Includes directions for making several types of masks. Indian Masks: Masks of North American Indians (Lore Leaves) by Ritzenthaler, Robert Eugene A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.

The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner Rating: % positive.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "May " "Iroqrafts catalogue number " Reprint. Originally published in: Annual report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, The creation, use, and meaning of the masks created by the native Americans of the Northwest Coast are brought to life by an author who knows and loves the art, craft, and lore behind the masks.

It is the first book devoted to a thorough explication of the techniques of mask-making and the role of the artist and his masks in the society. The reader will see the masks not in the cold. North America's Forgotten Past (occasionally called "First North Americans") is a series of historical fiction novels published by Tor and written by husband and wife co-authors W.

Michael Gear & Kathleen O'Neal series, which began with 's People of the Wolf, explores various civilizations and cultures in prehistoric North is comparable to Jean M. The clan and gentile systems of the American Indians have been the bulwark of their social structure, for by preventing intermarriage within the clan or the gens the blood was kept at its [pg ] best.

Added to this were the hardships of the Indian life, which resulted in the survival only of the fittest and provided the foundation for a. - Explore emclewis's board "Native American Masks" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Native american masks, Native american and Native art pins.

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Becky Olvera Schultz creates contemporary art in the Native American and Southwestern theme, specializing in Native American style masks and Southwestern style Native American themed masks are not wearable or ceremonial but are her personal representation of indigenous peoples made of clay, painted and adorned.

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