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Catalog Data

Culture/People:
Potawatomi [Prairie Band, Kansas]  Search this
Previous owner:
Wu' ko kwa" wa", Potawatomi [Prairie Band, Kansas]  Search this
Collector:
Chief William M. Skye (Bill Skye), Peoria, 1868-1923  Search this
Leo Walker, Sac and Fox (Sauk & Fox)  Search this
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971  Search this
Object Name:
Moccasins
Media/Materials:
Hide, glass bead/beads
Techniques:
Sewn, overlay beadwork
Dimensions:
27.3 x 10.5 x 9 cm
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments: Footwear
Native Term:
ma kis a nun
Place:
Kansas; USA
Date created:
circa 1870
Collection History:
Collected from Wu'-ko-kwa"-wa" (Prairie Band Potawatomi) in 1910 by anthropologist Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member), assisted by Chief William M. Skye (Peoria, 1868-1923) and expedition interpreter Leo Walker (Sac and Fox), during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.
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Catalog Number:
2/7614
Barcode:
027614.000
See related items:
Potawatomi [Prairie Band, Kansas]
Clothing/Garments: Footwear
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws67b7db0b6-33b5-4104-91ae-a409dd055d03
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_29315