ERIC Number: ED103174
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973
A Photographic Essay of Apache Clothing, War Charms, and Weapons, Volume 2-Part D.
Thompson, Doris; Jacobs, Ben
As part of a series of guides designed for instruction of American Indian children and youth, this resource guide constitutes a pictorial essay on Apache clothing, war charms, and weaponry. A brief historical introduction is followed by 21 question suggestions for classroom use. Each of the 12 photographic topics is accompanied by a descriptive narrative. Topics are: (1) Raiding and Warfare (distinction between confiscating enemy property and waging war); (2) Apache Dress (development from the early deerskin through the influence of Mexican and Anglo cultures); (3) Moccasin, Wooden Awl and Buckskin Case (repair of Moccasins and clothing while on the move); (4) Bow (construction and use); (5) Arrows (construction and use of hardwood and reed arrows); (6) Quiver (made of mountain lion skin and holding 30 to 40 arrows); (7) Spear (artistic construction using the sotol stalk); (8) War Club (a 20 inch stick fastened to a round stone covered with rawhide used to kill men and beasts); (9) Helmet (symbolic and ceremonial use); (10) Shield used principally in ceremonies as a symbol of defense and viewed as a protective charm); (11) War Charms (made only by those who had 'enemies-against power'--a chief or shaman); (12) Gun (ceremonies devised to secure protection from the gun). (JC)
Descriptors: American Indians, Clothing, Elementary Secondary Education, Equipment, Essays, History, Instructional Materials, Photographs, Religious Factors, Resource Materials, Social Studies, War, Weapons
Bureau of School Services, College of Education, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721 ($1.25)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC. Div. of Compensatory Education.
Authoring Institution: Arizona Univ., Tucson. Bureau of School Services.; Rice Elementary School District 20, San Carlos, AZ.