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  • Resource Database / Crafts & Indigenous Skills / Birds & Feathers

    Birds & Feathers Sub-Categories:
  • Bird Protection
  • Legislation
  • Resources: 10 listings
    Name and Description Nation Location
    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Birds, Birds, Birds
    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is the principal Federal agency charged with protecting and enhancing the populations and habitat of more than 800 species of birds that spend all or part of their lives in the United States. Portal to Education and Research Bird I.D., Grants and Partnerships Urban Conservation, Laws, Regulations, and Policy Permits, Migratory Treaty Act, Management and Recreation and more.
    More sites on www.fws.gov
    Eagle is the messenger
    By Debbie Faulkner : To Indian people, the Eagle is the messenger of the Creator, said Alvin Manitopyes. "The eagle symbolizes the love the Creator has for the Indian people of North America .... the eagle is the most spiritually evolved of all animals and birds. It is the messenger between the Indian people and the Creator. It is a very sacred bird," said Manitopyes. "(Eagles) have a lot of courage. That is why it is such an honor to earn an eagle feather." Finding an eagle feather is a gift or blessing, explained Manitopyes, and an affirmation of one's own spiritual experience.
    More sites on www.msstate.edu
    Eagle Poaching Ring Busted
    Eagle Poaching Ring Busted in Federal Raids by Don Jordan U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service agents have arrested or are seeking to arrest 35 people in New Mexico, Arizona and Colorado responsible for killing and selling bald and golden eagles."Posing..
    Feather Stripping
    Through Wilderness Way. Arrow fletchings can easily be made from feathers that are stripped instead of split. The advantages are: (1) It takes only seconds to strip a feather and much longer to split one. (2) The stripped feather glues or ties down flush with the arrow shaft, leaving no sharp end that can cut your knuckle as the arrow leaves the string and skids over the hand (this assumes you shoot a bow without an arrow shelf).
    More sites on www.wwmag.net
    Featherwork Hui 'Elua
      US - Hawaii
    Traditional Hawaiian Bird Catching Techniques, Uses of Feathers, and Working with Feathers.
    Golden Eagle
    Learn about the Golden Eagle's feather markings
    Kayapo Brazilian Indian feather headdresses
      America - South
    More sites on photo2.si.edu
    NativeTech: Birds & Feathers
    Contemporary Single Wrapped Feather Styles, Birchbark Fans of the Great Lakes Regions, Turkey Tail Fans of the Southeast and Prairie Regions, Flat Fans of the Plains Region, Feather Identification, and Preserving Bird Wings, Tails, or Talons
    More sites on www.nativetech.org
    Northeast Utilities Using Solar Power to View Nesting Bald Eagles
    Picture Gallery, The Project, Eagle Facts, Eagle Restoration, Camera Repairs, Eagle Sounds.
    Oneida Indian Nation - Chief's Kostoweh
    Iroquois US - Northeast
    This is an example of the kostaweh, the traditional headdress of the Iroquois. An ash splint frame suspends the cap, decorated by turkey feathers. The deer horns him. This kostoweh was made by Ray Elm, one of the oldest living Oneida Nation members.
    More sites on oneida-nation.net

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