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Digital  "September 17-18, 2004"

Soldiers from the 120th Engineer Combat Battalion (headquartered in Okmulgee, Oklahoma) playing a game of stick-ball in Camp Taqaddum, Iraq. Sticks (NMAI Object 265138.000) are made from broken mallets. Photo taken during the powwow events held at Camp Taqaddum, Iraq in 2004.

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

2004-2004

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Cultures:

American Indians, Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Long Island Indians, Muskogee (Creek), Native Americans, North America, Northeast, Oklahoma Cherokee, Oklahoma Choctaw, Shinnecock, Southeast, Southeastern Uplands, Woodlands

City:

Al Fallujah

State:

Al Anbar Province

Country:

Iraq

Collection History:

Master Sergeant Chuck Boers joined the US Army in 1982 and has been a member of the 55th Signal Company (Combat Camera Unit) since 1993. While on leave from his regular duties, he documented the Al Taqaddum Inter-Tribal Powwow, September 17-18, 2004, in Al Taqaddum, Iraq, held by the U.S. Army's 120th Engineer Combat Battalion (headquartered in Okmulgee, Oklahoma). This digital image donated to NMAI by Battalion members and their chaplain, Sergeant Debra K. Mooney (Oklahoma Choctaw), in 2005.

Source ID:

NMAI_399299

Catalog Number:

D00141

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