Brain Tanning: Bison Robes the Native American Way
By: In Association with the InterTribal Bison Cooperative
During the last century, the traditional method of Native American tanning was nearly forgotten. Now this age-old technique has been captured in this documentary demonstrating how to use the bison's brains to soften its hide.
Difficulties are a part of life--but so is the wisdom that helps us overcome them. On Keep Going, Lakota elder and award-winning storyteller Joseph M. Marshall III offers the unique perspective of his people to remind us that the most important and enduring lessons come through the power of perseverance.
"You students, learn these songs. By learning and singing them you will help the people and they will be happy and thankful." John Around Him
Performed by John Around Him and translated by Albert White Hat, Sr. includes book and CD.
Featuring: The late Flossie Bear Robe and Alice Blue Legs, winner of the 1985 National Heritage Master Award. Lakota Quillwork - Art and Legend has been acclaimed as the leading exponent on film of the nearly lost art of quilling.