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Record book with pages of etched figures  (Indigenous Knowledge (Map, Calendar, etc.))  "1885-1900"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1885-1900

Materials:

Birchbark, hide, glass bead/beads, thread

Techniques:

Sewn, overlay beadwork, stitched, etched

Dimensions:

16.5 x 10 cm

Cultures:

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

City:

Leech Lake Reservation

County:

Cass County, Beltrami County, Hubbard County, Itasca County

State:

Minnesota

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Probably collected between 1899 and 1903 by Thisba Hutson Morgan (1872-1966), wife of Bureau of Indian Affairs employee Howell Morgan (1863-1952), who was stationed at Leech Lake, Minnesota; inherited by their son Cecil Morgan (1898-1999); donated to MAI in 1983.

Source ID:

NMAI_265742

Catalog Number:

25/391

Album Name:

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