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Medicine Bag Activity

The Lenape made small bags to carry special personal items in.  Use the following pattern to make your own.

Materials

  • Copy of pattern
  • Light or dark brown or yellow felt (available at fabric or craft stores) or leather (chamois skins available in automotive area of department stores)
  • Hole punch, awl or small knife
  • Glue
  • Leather shoelace, yarn or string
  • Paint or permanent magic markers

Directions

  1. Cut out pattern

  2. Trace pattern onto material

  3. Cut material around the outside (don't cut the fold)

  4. Put holes at top of pattern

  5. Glue and fold to make a bag

  6. Decorate with paint or magic markets

  7. Insert string and wear around neck

 

 

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