Ten defence witnesses presented evidence of the unique gambling nature of Ojibway culture and that gambling and games of chance, such as pagessan and the moccasin
game, were being played before contact with Europeans.
During the month of April this year, I had the rare opportunity to be able to work with the Poarch Creek Cultural Department on the Creek Reservation in Atmore Alabama, teaching selected members of the department's senior staff, and several highly experienced craftspeople how to make Southern Cheyenne plains hard sole moccasins
I had not seen this pair of moccasins
since the late 1980s when they unexpectedly turned up at a recent National Order of the Arrow conference.
677 Northern Plains Beaded Hide Moccasins
lot of 4, includes a sinew-sewn pair of Sioux moccasins
beaded partially on buffalo in colors of medium blue, black, red white-heart, and white, length 9.
Part IV completes this series of articles on Southern Plains men's moccasins
with fringe, and hopefully after reading the first three articles, Whispering Wind readers might be better prepared to properly attribute the pair of men's moccasins
featured in Figure 1, to being associated with either the Southern Cheyenne, Kiowa, or Comanche tribe.
Associate Editor Mike Kostelnik presents his third installment of his series on Southern Plains men's moccasins
This edition of the MoccasinCorner presents Part III in the continuing series of articles on Southern Plains's men's moccasins
with fringe, analyzing the characteristics of the Comanche moccasins
of this type and this tribe's decorative preferences.