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Ricing sticks for gathering wild rice  (Food Gathering and Preparation)  "1920-1940"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1920-1940

Materials:

Cedar

Techniques:

Carved

Dimensions:

Cultures:

American Indians, Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa), Great Lakes, Lake Superior Chippewa, Native Americans, North America, Woodlands

City:

Mole Lake, Mole Lake Reservation

County:

Forest County

State:

Wisconsin

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Formerly owned by Mary Poler (Lake Superior Chippewa); acquired from her by David T. Vernon (1900-1973) at an unknown date; received by MAI in 1968 via an exchange with the Jackson Hole Preserve, Inc. (a foundation backed by the Rockefeller family), which purchased Vernon's entire collection before 1968.

Source ID:

NMAI_257873

Catalog Number:

24/2227

Album Name:

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