American Indians Painting-DSW15-0002
About American Indians Painting
This is a face painting of the American Indians. The Indian tribe is one of the tribes in America. This painting is an original painting using watercolors. Furthermore, the media used is canvas stretch. This Balinese artist paints with great care so that the results of the painting are very similar to the faces of the original Indians.
American Indians Painting
The Indians or American Indians were the first settlers of North America. They came from Asia more than 20,000 years ago. Following the game, they wander through the Bering Strait. The Bering Strait was once an isthmus, now separating the easternmost point of the Asian continent and the westernmost point of the Americas. Then they settled and developed into various tribes. Over the centuries they built an orderly society.
Then in the 16th century, Europeans arrived in North America for the first time. Thinking they arrived in India (Asia), they mistakenly called the natives “Indians”. Therefore,”Indian” is a nickname for Native Americans.Because the immigrants from Europe wanted land, the Indians felt threatened. They also fought against the European settlers. Then in the 19th century, the Indians against the United States government who tried to evicte them. But in the end they lost and were moved to a reservation, a special area for them to live in. Until now there are still many Indian tribes who live and live there.
Characteristics Of The Indians
Each Indian tribe has its own language. Even though they consist of various tribes, they can communicate with each other using sign language that is understood by all of them. The Native Americans of North America consisted of many tribes. They generally live from hunting, fishing and farming. Famous tribes include the Cheyenne, Comanche, don Sioux who live in the Great Plains. Apache, Navajo, and Pueblo, who live in the southwest. Then the Iroquois, Huron, and Cherokee, who live in the east, and Miccosukee who live in the Everglades (Florida).
The Indians used bows and arrows, knives, and clubs, spears, as weapons. Many also carry a tomahawk. Until finally in the 16th century they got rifles from traders in Europe. The Indians were skilled craftsmen. They make beautiful clothes and headdresses. A pair of moccasins made of stylized leather. Then decorated with leather straps and various colors of beads.