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Burden strap/Tumpline  (Transportation Items)  "1870-1900"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1870-1900

Materials:

Cedar bark

Techniques:

Braided

Dimensions:

30 x 10 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Gitlakdamix Nisga'a, Native Americans, Nisga'a (Niska), North America, Northern Northwest Coast, Northwest Coast, Tsimshian

Site Name:

Nass River

City:

Kitladamax (Kitlakdamik, Kit-lagh-damoks, Gitlarhdamks, Menesk)

County:

Kitimat-Stikine Regional District

State:

British Columbia

Country:

Canada

Collection History:

Collected by Lieutenant George T. Emmons (1852-1945, US Navy 1881-1899); purchased by George Heye in 1907.

Source ID:

NMAI_14878

Catalog Number:

1/4213

Album Name:

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