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Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1865-1870

Materials:

Buffalo bone, iron blade, rawhide, sinew

Techniques:

Cut, wrapped, sewn, tied

Dimensions:

Cultures:

American Indians, Native Americans, Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet), North America, Northern Plains, Pikuni Blackfeet (Piegan), Plains

Site Name:

Marias Massacre (Baker Massacre) site, Marias River near Shelby

City:

Shelby

County:

Toole County

State:

Montana

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Said to have been found on the site of the Marias Massacre (January 23, 1870, also known as the Baker Massacre); formerly in the possession of Two Bear Woman (Pikuni Blackfeet, ca. 1844-ca. 1915); collected from Two Bear Woman by anthropologist, naturalist, and author George Bird Grinnell (1849-1938); donated to MAI in 1922.

Source ID:

NMAI_121496

Catalog Number:

11/3133

Album Name:

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