- Refers to small objects, of any shape or material, pierced so that they may be strung or hung or attached, as by sewing.
- Refers to the culture of a group of three closely related Algonkian-speaking Indian tribes in Alberta and Montana, comprising the Pikuni, or Piegan, the Kainah, or Blood, and the Siksika, or Blackfoot proper (often referred to as the Northern Blackfoot). Not to be confused with the Sihasapa, another Plains Indian tribe that is also referred to as Blackfoot.
- Leather made from skin from deer or deer family animals from which the grain has been removed. Generally treated with animal oils, formaldehyde, or a combination of both. For unprocessed skin, use "deerskin."
- Coverings for the torso, limbs, hands, feet, and head for warmth, fashion, or to cover nudity. It generally excludes other items of costume such as jewelry, crowns, and other accessories that are purely decorative or symbolic and have no practical function.
- Typically reserved to refer narrowly to the cultures of the native peoples of the United States and Canada, excluding the Eskimos and Aleuts. For the indigenous peoples of Canada use the term "First Nations." For the broader concept of the cultures of any native peoples of Central America, South America, North America, or the West Indies who are considered to belong to the Mongoloid division of the human species, use "Amerindian (culture)."
- Refers to the cultures of the continent of North America, which is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean, the Pacific Ocean, the Arctic Circle, and Central America. In classifications schemes based on physical geography, Central America, and North America are parts of the same continent.
- Indian peoples who inhabit, or formerly inhabited, the North American Great Plains, which is a vast grassland between the Mississippi River and the Rocky Mountains and from present-day provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan in Canada through the present-day state of Texas in the United States. The area is drained principally by the Missouri and Mississippi rivers; the valleys of this watershed are the most reliable sites from which to obtain fresh water, wood, and most plant foods.
- Generally refers to various types of main garments for the upper body, made with or without sleeves and worn over or tucked in the waistband of a skirt, trousers, or the like. Usually having a collar, which may be detachable, often a front opening, and sometimes pockets. Specifically often refers to an article of male attire with long sleeves terminating in wristbands or cuffs. It originally referred to undergarments for the upper part of the body, made of linen, calico, flannel, silk, or other washable material; originally always worn next to the skin.
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