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Hofsinde, Robert

Overview
Works: 26 works in 83 publications in 2 languages and 10,259 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Games  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Music  Dictionaries 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: J970.6, 970.1
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Most widely held works about Robert Hofsinde
 
Most widely held works by Robert Hofsinde
Indian sign language by Robert Hofsinde( Book )

12 editions published between 1956 and 1997 in English and held by 1,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how to form more than 500 words in Indian sign language
Indian costumes by Robert Hofsinde( Book )

3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes everyday, wartime, and ceremonial dress characteristic of the tribal groups of North America: Apache, Blackfoot, Crow, Iroquois, Navaho, Northwest Coast Indians, Ojibwa, Pueblo, Seminole, Sioux, and Indians of today
Indian picture writing by Robert Hofsinde( Book )

2 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers guidance in understanding and producing American Indian picture writings, exploit markings and symbols of victory
Indian games and crafts by Robert Hofsinde( Book )

8 editions published between 1957 and 1971 in English and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells how to play games that Crow, Zuni, Chippewa, Iroquois, and other Indian boys and girls once played, and includes exact instructions for constructing the simple equipment necessary to play these games
Indian music makers by Robert Hofsinde( Book )

13 editions published between 1960 and 1977 in English and French and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the musical instruments of the North American Indians, showing how they were made and used. Gives words and music for various types of songs
Indian warriors and their weapons by Robert Hofsinde( Book )

3 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes and illustrates ways of fighting, weapons and dress of warriors, from seven American Indian tribes. Grades 4-6
Indians at home by Robert Hofsinde( Book )

2 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How typical tribes built their homes and how they lived in them. Grades 4-7
Indian arts by Robert Hofsinde( Book )

4 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the origins of different kinds of Indian art and describes some of the designs and techniques used by the Indians in making objects from bone, wood, grasses, clay, silver, and other materials
The Indian medicine man by Robert Hofsinde( Book )

4 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the work of medicine men from six tribal groups and gives examples of each
The Indian's secret world by Robert Hofsinde( Book )

4 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each chapter deals with some aspect of the culture of the North American Indian including the making of a medicine pipe, the winning of a war bonnet, the painting of a new tepee, the decoration of a ceremonial mask and its use in healing ceremonies
Indian beadwork by Robert Hofsinde( Book )

5 editions published between 1958 and 1971 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how to make a bead loom and bead designs, and provides patterns for making and beading coin purses, book covers, bracelets, moccasins, belts and headbands
Indian fishing and camping by Robert Hofsinde( Book )

3 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the handmade equipment and fishing techniques used by North American Indians. Included are ways to cook and preserve the catch and camping advice
Indians on the move by Robert Hofsinde( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the moccasins, saddles, boats, sleds, snowshoes, and travois used by American Indian tribes who were frequently on the move
Indian hunting by Robert Hofsinde( Book )

3 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the hunting methods used by North American Indians to secure large and small game and marine life including whales, seals, and salmon
The Indian and his horse by Robert Hofsinde( Book )

3 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The introduction of the horse in America in the 16th century and its effect on the life of the Indian. Grades 4-6
The Indian and the buffalo by Robert Hofsinde( Book )

3 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The buffalo was essential to the life of the Indian, providing him with food, clothing, tools, weapons, teepee covers, and boats. The author explains how all parts of the buffalo were used by the Indians, and describes the folklore and legends about this animal
American Indian beadwork designs by Inc Plume Trading & Sales Co.( Book )

1 edition published in 1951 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Hofsinde papers by Robert Hofsinde( )

in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The collection comprises carbon typescripts (some corrected), dummy typescripts, a galley proof, a page proof, a jacket proof, a blueprint dummy, an illustrator's proof, illustrations in ink (one with text proof), and ink and watercolor. Also included are carbons of correspondence, and a scrapbook containing 255 promotional ads, clippings and biographies, 195 newspaper and magazine articles (many with photos), general correspondence, photographs, 5 book jackets, and 19 miscellaneous items
Talk-without-talk by Robert Hofsinde( )

1 edition published in 1941 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Robert Hofsinde papers by Robert Hofsinde( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Original illustrations or dummies for seven books written between 1957 and 1967; also two photographs and publicity materials for Hofsinde's Indian lore school programs
 
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Audience level: 0.16 (from 0.12 for Indian sig ... to 0.86 for Gray Wolf, ...)

Alternative Names
Gray-Wolf

Languages
English (72)

French (6)