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Native American Historical Other Geographical Area Costumes



Native American Historical Other Geographical Area Costumes:



Equestrian gear adapted directly from white man?s tack for trapping, herding or nomadic lifestyles, or for special religious ceremonies. Tribes from Northern Canada and the United States and Canada west of the Rockies who used horses, donkeys or mules included the Apache, Chippewa, Hopi, Navajo, and Yakima/Yakama. We must also not forget the Native Americans of Mexico/Central and South America who adopted the horse for use within their culture. While these are not as numerous as the Plains Nations of North America, such tribes as the Teheulchas, Mapuches and Quechuas are just as interesting; the former two having a lifestyle very similar to the Apaches. (See photos Apache, Hopi, Navajo, Post-Pizarro Quechua-Incan, Teheulches and Mapuches). Horses, mules or donkeys are allowed.






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Photo Credit:

Apache
Arizona Magazine.

Photo Credit:

Apache
2008 Native American calendar.


Photo Credit:

Hopi
National Geographic Magazine.

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Navajo
2008 Native American calendar.


Photo Credit:

Navajo
2008 Native American calendar.

Photo Credit:

Navajo
National Geographic Magazine.


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Post-Pizzarro Quechua-Incan
Made by K. Jacobs (after National Geographic magazine photos).

Photo Credit:

Teheulches and Mapuches
The Roots of New World Horsemanship by Deb Bennett, Ph.D.


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