American Craft Videos
Beading, Mountain Man, Native, Pow
How to Make Moccasins
An excellent Video for anyone interested in making an
authentic pair of mocs. Very well presented with
great close-ups of important steps. You will be guided step-by-step
through each stage of construction. Includes special emphasis on
tribal styles and different techniques.
Plains Indian Warbonnet
History and construction
Explore the history and significance of the war Bonnet.
Contains step-by-step teaching on how to
make an authentic war bonnet, featuring detailed pictures and
instructions which show how to select and prepare necessary
50 min. VHS 4080-002-036
This exciting video series continues
with Jingle Dress featuring competition, straight and slide
step, beautiful outfit closeups, rolling jingle cones,
and history and evolution of the dance.
Shot in digital video on location
at northern powwows.
30 minute VHS 4080-002-041
Time Volume 1
Experience the Native American Culture
as it comes alive in an exciting gathering of
Champion Dancers and Singers from across U.S.
and Canada, Features Grand Entry, Ladies Jingle,
Intertribals, Men"s Grass,
Hand Drum Songs, Ladies Fancy Shawl,
Drum Competition, Ladies and Men"s Traditional,
Tiny Tots and
More 90 min.
Dance Native American Style
Where most dance videos show various styles of dance
and are geared toward the
more experienced dancers, this video is designed for
beginners or youngsters just starting to dance.
Teaches the parts of the war dance song, as well as how to dance
"on the song"
Also shows the basic war dance steps for men and women,
with special slow motion and stop action sequences,
which make learning easy. 30 min.
Native American Men's And Women's Dance Styles
Learn about some of the most popular dances being done
contains Men's Straight Dance, Men's Northern
Traditional, (including Crow Hop and
Sneak Up Styles), Men's Grass Dance, Men's Fancy Dance,
Women's Buckskin Dress,
Women's Jingle Dress (with Slide Step), and Ladies Fancy
contains 60 minutes of exciting Pow Wow dancing taped at the
Crow Fair, Denver March Pow Wow,
and others across Oklahoma. Includes Hoop, Gourd, Crow,
Men's and Women's Traditional,
Team dancing and More 60min. VHS or DVD
Volume 1 4080-002-027
Volume 2 4080-002-028
Vol 1 & 2 DVD 4085-002-027
How to Trace
Your Native American Heritage
Discover your Native American Heritage?
learn how to obtain a CDIB card
and your tribal membership,
how and where to research the Dawes Rolls,
Internet sites, and the benefits offered through
official Native American Status.
Within The Circle
Songs of internationally known
singing groups like
Fly In Eagle, Pipestone Creek,
Blacklodge and others.
Also Interviews of highly respected
Singers and Dancers.
Fully narrated by Ford Ashley.
Running Time 60 minutes VHS
Fancy Dance Vol 1
Native American VHS Dance Series
Born in the Southern Plains,
the Fancy Dance?s color,
power and excitement have
become the highlight of the
This video takes you into the circle to
see champion dancers and their outfits.,
See what to wear and how to wear it.
Listen as tribal elders tell the history
of this popular dance style.
Meet the champions who d
ance and the singers
who create the music.
Kiowa Cradleboard Maker
For hundreds of years,
Indian people of many tribes
have celebrated and honored the
birth of a child
by creating cradleboards.
These lavish works link together
families and generations.
This video showcases the work of
a Kiowa beadworker and cradleboard maker,
and features the role cradleboards play in Kiowa
beautiful close-ups of beadwork and cradleboards,
and Kiowa cradleboards from the
Gilcrease Museum in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
30 minutes 4080-002-040
How to Bead DVD's
An excellent way to learn the most popular styles of beadwork.
These instructive videos guide a beginning bead-worker through
projects, from buying beading supplies and drawing designs to
actually beading and finishing the project. Includes the beading
tips from experienced beadworkers as well as instruction on more
modern adaptations. Features examples of beaded articles related to
video 30 min.
Vol. 2 Lazy
Vol. 5 2 Needle Appliqué 4080-002-032
Deerhide to Rawhide
This video offers a step by step guide to
making deer rawhide.
From its teachings, you will achieve
the best possible rawhide
for your drumheads, shields, moccasin soles,
western gear, and much more.
Running time 60 minutes VHS Tape 4080-008-001
Pointy Side Up
Don has most likely set up more tipis than anyone in history and
through his step-by-step instructional video you too can learn how
one person can set up an 18" tipi. Informative and entertaining,
shows you how to mark the tripod, adjust the smoke flaps &
more. The methods you see in Pointy Side Up are possibly the
easiest way to set up your tipi.
Native American Healing In The Century
Explore you backyard for healing plants and herbs.
Learn more from tribal elders
traditional healing practices.
Discover the contents of a recently found
350 year old medicine bag.
Covers relief for Arthritis, Asthma,
Skin Conditions and more.
Native American Dance Shawl
As you travel the Pow Wow Circuit, you will always find one
above all that is constant
the dance Shawl. This clothing item has long been a symbol of
respect and tradition. This video will take you step-by-step
through the making of the dance shawl. You will also see exciting
design samples and learn special fringe tying techniques to enhance
your shawl. Plus, learn to make ribbonwork strips,
an item that has many applications
outside of the dance shawl.
Making a Porky Roach
An exceptional source for the authentic construction of the
porcupine roach. Areas covered: the building of a tying board,
sorting of the porky and deer air, preparation of hair, attachment
of hair to base, construction of hand-woven base, plus care and
storage of the finished roach. Slow motion and instant replay of
key points enable the viewer to construct a fine porky roach.
Into The Circle
An exciting video from the producers of the Native American Master
Series. See first hand the preparation and pageantry that is the
Powwow circuit. Also see how the proud American Indian heritage is
being preserved through dance and song. Top quality
2 hr Extended DVD 4085-002-005
Deerskins into Buckskins
From the author of the most comprehensive book on wet- scrape
brain-tanning comes the finest video
we've seen on the subject. Not only is it entertaining, you get the
full story in a step-by-step guide showing up-close details and
simple, explicit instructions on how you can tan your own hides,
creating beautiful, soft buckskin. Covers tools & techniques,
supplies, variations, the smoking process as well as many great
hints and tips in simple, easy-to-follow video instructions.
Highly recommended for both beginners and experienced tanners!
The World Of American Indian Dance
The beauty, artistry, athleticism, and competition of Native
American dance are illustrated in The World of Native American
Indian Dance. This one hour documentary highlights the many dance
styles incorporated into the culture from various Native American
tribes and nations.