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Catalog Data

Culture/People:
Wahpetonwan Dakota (Wahpeton Sioux)  Search this
Collector:
Major John H. Waugh, Non-Indian, 1853-1894  Search this
Previous owner:
Major John H. Waugh, Non-Indian, 1853-1894  Search this
Edna B. Waugh, Non-Indian, 1883-1967  Search this
J. Harold Waugh (John Harold Waugh), Non-Indian, 1878-1956  Search this
Ella Hammond Waugh (Mrs. John H. Waugh), Non-Indian, 1853-1946  Search this
Honoree:
Major John H. Waugh, Non-Indian, 1853-1894  Search this
Object Name:
Umbilical amulet
Media/Materials:
Hide, glass bead/beads
Techniques:
Bead-wrapped , overlay beadwork
Object Type:
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place:
Spirit Lake Reservation (Devils Lake Reservation); Benson County, Nelson County, Ramsey County, Eddy County; North Dakota; USA
Collection History:
Collected by Major John H. Waugh (1853-1894, U.S. Indian agent at the Turtle Mountain and Fort Totten/Devil's Lake reservations from 1890 to 1893); inherited by his widow, Ella Hammond Waugh (1853-1946), and his children, John Harold Waugh (1878-1956) and Edna B. Waugh (1883-1967); lent to MAI by Ella Waugh, John Waugh, and Edna Waugh in 1941 in memory of Major Waugh and never reclaimed.
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Catalog Number:
20/4595
Barcode:
204595.000
See related items:
Wahpetonwan Dakota (Wahpeton Sioux)
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6d8e8a67f-8b39-4146-bea2-e6ca07c23498
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_218589