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Native Americans By: Sydnie Pederson Darian Parker 5 th hr.
Women Clothing The Tear Dress was regularly worn by women to do everyday tasks. It fit loosely that way that could do pretty much anything. It also was the women's’ official tribal dress. Often had beadwork around the edges with bright colors (blue, red, etc. )
Men Clothing The men usually wore breechcloths, which fell down to the knee for more warmth. In the colder months, they would pair that with leggings. War Shirt- earned right to wear; very decorative, painted, and beaded; elk skin
Special Occasions The men usually wore headpieces made from feathers and decorated with paint. While the women often braided hair with feathers and colorful beads. For parties, they would wear dresses and suits made from caribou skin, for ceremonies they would
Fabric Type Both the women's’ and the men's’ garments were made of deerskin, and sometimes buckskin.
School Clothing (everyday outfit) Tear dresses Breechcloths Moccasins
Weddings Women’s garments are woven by the groom, these consist of a large belt, two white wedding robes, another white robe with red stripes at the top and bottom, white buckskin leggings and moccasins.
Symbolic Colors Red- success/triumph Blue- defeat/trouble Black- death White- peace and happiness Yellow- same as blue
Sources http: //www. ehow. com/about_5506506_cher okee-indian-clothing-examples. html Nativeartrading. com Wiki. answers. com