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War club depicting a thunderbird  (Hunting/Fishing/Warfare: Warfare)  "1850-1890"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1850-1890

Materials:

Whale bone

Techniques:

Carved, incised

Dimensions:

32.5 x 8.5 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Native Americans, North America, Northwest Coast, Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka), Southern Northwest Coast

Site Name:

Vancouver Island

State:

British Columbia

Island Name:

Vancouver Island

Archipelago:

Vancouver Island Group

Country:

Canada

Collection History:

Collected by Lieutenant George T. Emmons (1852-1945, US Navy 1881-1899); purchased by MAI in 1923.

Source ID:

NMAI_131355

Catalog Number:

12/2464

Album Name:

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