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Monthly Archives: September 2017

The Cradleboard: An intricate and stunning example of Native American culture

September 15, 2017

  What is a Cradleboard? Many Native American tribes have used cradleboards for centuries. Cradleboards are also known as a baby carrier or a baby board. While a cradleboard is also known as a papoose, this is not the proper context of the word. Derived from the Algonquin word papoos meaning “child,” early colonial settlers […]

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