cradleboard


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cra·dle·board

 (krād′l-bôrd′)
n.
A board or frame on which an infant is secured, as by binding or wrapping in a blanket, used by certain Native American peoples as a portable cradle and for carrying an infant on the back.
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UPDATE: In 1997, Buffy Sainte-Marie founded the Cradleboard Teaching Project, a U.
The article has been updated with color photographs and text including an essa; on the importance of the Osage cradleboard by Dr.
Some degree of infant restraint, known as swaddling (also called binding or bundling), with or without the use of a cradleboard, was an almost universal childcare practice before the 18th century (Lipton, Steinschneider, & Richmond, ^65).
In the same way, the cradleboard in the "generations" piece needed some adjustment to be historically accurate, he said.
Unintentional head shaping can come about through cultural infant-care practices such as letting a baby sleep with its head constantly in a certain position on a hard surface, for example, securing the child's head on a cradleboard for long periods.
Quite literally: Each came home from the hospital in the same wooden cradleboard, built by their father, an Italian American sculptor, and beaded by a Shoshone friend of their mother's (who ran the local trading post and is herself a member of Oklahoma's Kiowa tribe).
She is especially enthusiastic about her Cradleboard Teaching Project, which is "a model of delivering Aboriginal education to everyone in a way that people can understand.
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Visit Buffy Sainte-Marie's Cradleboard Project, with free curriculum resources, at www.
Considering the hypothesis of the use of deforming apparatus or cradleboard, a tying device probably caused this modeling.
The particular Clan Mother depicted in the painting may be in the process of naming the small child who lays on a cradleboard.