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Charm used during preparations for whale hunt  (Hunting/Fishing/Warfare)  "1850-1880"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1850-1880

Materials:

Yew

Techniques:

Carved

Dimensions:

41 x 12.5 x 12 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 1924.

Source ID:

NMAI_143984

Catalog Number:

13/3968

Album Name:

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