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2017-01-12 Native American Culture - native american dna:

Depending upon the local recording jurisdiction you are approaching, you may need to ask your related parent to make the request for you. Grandparents' documents are one generation removed for the easiest

2017-01-10 Native American Culture - native american dna:

Tribal membership is decided and regulated on the tribal level. Outside of internal databases and records, maintained by the tribes, there is no documentation beyond the late 1800s registration documents

2017-01-06 Native American Culture - Trying to identify native American textile:

This rug was made after 1920 or so, possibly as late as 1960, given the aniline dyes. It was woven by a Navajo weaver, probably a woman, on a hanging vertical loom. These are used because they can be moved

2017-01-06 Native American Culture - Trying to identify native American textile:

Yes, Cary. This is a real Navajo woven wool rug/blanket done in a combination of natural (grey and white) and Aniline dyes in what is commonly called a Ganado pattern, featuring a central medallion figure

2016-12-29 Native American Culture - native american shield:

Pablo,   The medicine shield you have photographed is unusual as it shows signs of a layered/decoupage-like method of creating the design. In my experience, and traditionally, shields like these were made

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