A History of Native American Knives

A History of Native American Knives

Of all Native American weaponry, lancets, spears, tomahawks, and bows and arrows, knives were the most useful and versatile. Considering that the natives hunted their own food and made their own homes, boats, clothes, cradles, bed frames, traps, musical instruments and more, it’s easy to see how knives would come in handy. Even women were… Continue Reading

Sharing in the Spirit of the Native American Flute

Sharing in the Spirit of the Native American Flute

Almost everyone remembers the first time he or she heard the hauntingly beautiful tones of the Native American flute. A vital part of important ceremonies and events, flute music encouraged Native Americans to meditate and contemplate life just as their 21st-century counterparts do. Of special importance to young men who wanted to express their tender thoughts as they… Continue Reading

What is the Native American Storyteller Doll?

What is the Native American Storyteller Doll?

It’s easy to argue that the foundation of art is culture. An artist is driven to create by his or her individual beliefs, values, and life perspective—all of which are heavily influenced by the society in which they live. Diving deeper into different pieces of Native American art is a fascinating way to learn about… Continue Reading