Why did Native Americans make jewelry?

Answer Native American jewelry is bold, colorful and stylistically timeless. Today, pieces are most commonly made from silver, turquoise, shell, coral, lapis lazuli, spiny oyster and sugilite. Jewelry pie... Read More »

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How to Make Native American Jewelry?

Native American jewelry is traditionally made using natural materials such as semi-precious gems, shells, bones, and feathers. Since Native Americans also traded goods with other tribes and people ... Read More »

How did Native Americans make beef jerky?

Beef jerky is a popular snack that has been around for centuries. The practice of preserving meat by dehydration has been around since ancient times and was common in Native American societies.Sign... Read More »

How did Native Americans make flour for bread?

Native Americans used flour and made bread products. However, unlike traditional flour made from wheat, their core ingredient was corn, or maize. Many other nuts and grains were used to make flour ... Read More »

Why do Native Americans have body art?

Native Americans have had and do display many forms of body art. Most of these adornments are traditional and symbolic. Throughout history Native American groups have adorned themselves with body p... Read More »