How to Make Black War Paint. American Indians used resources such as plants, herbs, berries and charcoal to make war paint, used during ceremonies, for symbolism and during war. Black war paint was made by finely grinding charcoal.
everything on the earth has a purpose, every disease an herb to cure it, and every person a mission. This is the Indian theory of Existence, Christal Quintasket ( 1888 to 1936 ) Salish Native Nutrition Network, Wonderful and true