Navajo Clothing for Kids - what did Navajo people wear? How did they make it?

Navajo clothing 

We can't really be sure what Navajo people wore because there are no pictures from before the Spanish men invaded.

According to these Spanish men, Navajo people made most of their clothing out of bison skins or the skins of other animals. So most of what they wore was made of leather, or tanned skins, though some of it was rawhide (dried, untanned skins).

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Karen Carr is Associate Professor Emerita, Department of History, Portland State University. She holds a doctorate in Classical Art and Archaeology from the University of Michigan. Follow her on Instagram or Twitter, or buy her book, Vandals to Visigoths.
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