Buffalo Hide Paintings

Native Americans in the Northern Plains painted stories on the skins of buffaloes. They are similar to Hmong story cloths.


Read about Buffalo Hide Paintings.


On a sheet of paper, draw your own Buffalo Hide painting on the "parchment paper." You can choose one of these three stories to tell in at least six or seven pictures:

* Your family's immigration story

* An important event in your or your family's life

* Put yourself in the position of an ancient Native American and recount a story that you might experience

After you are finished with your drawing, please write about it.

If there is time, record your explanation using Vocaroo and paste its url address into your comment.

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