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Harpoon and bird-shaped float for hunting porpoises  (Hunting/Fishing/Warfare)  "1910-1920"

Indian George, Duwamish (Dwamish)

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1910-1920

Materials:

Wood, cotton twine/string, animal bone, metal, tree pitch/gum

Techniques:

Carved, wrapped

Dimensions:

305 x 21 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Coast Salish, Duwamish (Dwamish), Native Americans, North America, Northwest Coast, Southern Coast Salish

Site Name:

Duwamish West Waterway

City:

Seattle

County:

King County

State:

Washington

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Formerly owned by Indian George (Duwamish); purchased from him in 1920 by T.T. Waterman (Thomas Talbot Waterman, 1885-1936, MAI staff member) during fieldwork sponsored by MAI.

Source ID:

NMAI_108077

Catalog Number:

10/213

Album Name:

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