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About Tribal Font

Tribal is a Native-american font that was created by SWMCA Brands & Holding LLC. in . It was added to FontSpace on

Tribal is licensed as Freeware, commercial use requires donation, which means it is free for personal use only. To use the font commercially, you will need to purchase a license or contact SWMCA Brands & Holding LLC.

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More Information

Originally to be removed from the free font arena, we decided to re-do the font in more than one version. As a result, a free version remains. This font is now known as Tribal Play... renamed to avoid confusion with other fonts named "Tribal" by other authors (including here at Fontspace). We've added 40 more characters to the free version and improved the kerning (spacing). Before the end of 2015 an extension package will be sold for additional formats and characters not included in this version. We've kept the quirkiness of this font except for, we did major modification to the design of the capital "P" to make it more readable.


Tribal was first drawn in 1979 as Indian. For many years it was one of the most popular SWMCA fonts. Shortly there after there was a heavy movement among Native American tribes about being called "Indians". They'd constantly complain that they weren't from India or an arabic nation. In response, SWMCA changed the name to "Typeface (later "Typefont") of Native American Honor. It was redrawn in 2012 and sent to Font Panda to be digitalized and came back more "liquidity" and much more playful than the original. In fact, it's probably will be more marketable than the original font. WHeither the error was mine or Font Panda's, who knows, WHO CARES. It's now an easy-going font which is much more lively. Like the original it has the unusual feature of having both rounded and triangular form letters.The free version goes by the name Tribal or when needed "SWMCA Tribal". The best part is you can have this font, Yeah, right now! AND IT'S FREE for most of you! It's freeware for personal, non-profit, and up to medium commercial use. As long as your business income isn't in the billion-dollar range, you can probably use it for free. Get it now!

Regular TrueType, PostScriptMore Info 192 glyphs / 190 chars View Charmap
Preview image for Tribal Play

Comments

  • KSA avatar
    Thank you.!
  • Nate547 avatar
    Finally! A good-looking alternative for Papyrus! I can totally see this being used in a documentary film.
  • nially avatar
    we enjoyrd using this font for our history project thankyou very very much 😉
  • swmca avatar
    Originally this font was scheduled to leave fontspace.com to become a toll (or pay) font. Since that time SWMCA has started selling at Etsy. Because we want to try our hand at embroidery fonts, we decided to keep this font here and availible for FREE while we see if this new product nets us enough revenue. If there's enough sales then this will remain a free font for a long time.
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Basic Info

Font Name Tribal Play
File Name Tribal_Play.ttf
File Size 29kb
Created 11/11/2012 6:12:03 AM
Modified 8/22/2015 2:44:36 PM
Glyph Type TrueType
# Glyphs 192
# Characters 190

Description

A revamping of Tribal released in 2012.

Copyright

Copyright © 1984, 2012, & 2015 SWMCA Catalogs LLC. All Rights Reserved.

License

Freeware

Designer

SWMCA Catalogs LLC.

Version

Version 2.0

Vendor

SWMCA Catalogs LLC.

Basic Info

Font Name Tribal Play
File Name Tribal_Play.otf
File Size 36kb
Created 11/11/2012 6:12:03 AM
Modified 8/22/2015 2:44:03 PM
Glyph Type PostScript
# Glyphs 195
# Characters 190

Description

A revamping of Tribal released in 2012.

Copyright

Copyright © 1984, 2012, & 2015 SWMCA Catalogs LLC. All Rights Reserved.

License

Freeware

Designer

SWMCA Catalogs LLC.

Version

Version 2.0

Vendor

SWMCA Catalogs LLC.