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Speaker's staff with wolf and eagle designs  (Ceremonial/Ritual items)  "1830-1870"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1830-1870

Materials:

Yellow cedar, abalone/haliotis shell, paint

Techniques:

Carved, inlaid, painted

Dimensions:

152.5 x 4.0 x 4.0 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, 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_15045

Catalog Number:

1/4365

Album Name:

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