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Spear point/"bayonet"

Culture/People:
probably Maritime Archaic Tradition (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Excavator:
John G. Ferguson, Non-Indian, 1870-1944  Search this
Previous owner:
John G. Ferguson, Non-Indian, 1870-1944  Search this
Walter Brown Smith (Walter B. Smith), Non-Indian, 1858-1939  Search this
Hazel Smith, Non-Indian, 1891-1973  Search this
Previous seller:
John G. Ferguson, Non-Indian, 1870-1944  Search this
Seller:
Hazel Smith, Non-Indian, 1891-1973  Search this
Object Name:
Spear point/"bayonet"
Media/Materials:
Slate
Techniques:
Ground
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Place:
Red Paint Cemetery, confluence of Penobscot River and Piscataquis River; Howland; Penobscot County; Maine; USA
Date created:
3000–1800 BC (Late Archaic period)
Catalog Number:
21/7837
Barcode:
217837.000
See related items:
Maritime Archaic Tradition (archaeological culture)
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6d9b10e74-235d-459a-af33-3ae0ebfaf78c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_232004
Online Media:

Bow, bowcase, and quiver

Culture/People:
Plains  Search this
Previous owner:
Ordnance Office, U.S. War Department  Search this
U.S. National Museum (United States National Museum/National Museum of Natural History)  Search this
Object Name:
Bow, bowcase, and quiver
Media/Materials:
Hide
Techniques:
Sewn
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Place:
Plains; USA, Canada (inferred)
Catalog Number:
2/462
Barcode:
020462.000
See related items:
Plains
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6c70ac1f7-73ea-4b1a-87a2-cad48549dc0e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_21886
Online Media:

Club head

Culture/People:
Haida  Search this
Collector:
Reverend Thomas Crosby, Non-Indian, 1840-1914  Search this
Previous owner:
Reverend Thomas Crosby, Non-Indian, 1840-1914  Search this
Seller/source:
Reverend Thomas Crosby, Non-Indian, 1840-1914  Search this
Object Name:
Club head
Media/Materials:
Stone
Techniques:
Carved
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Place:
Queen Charlotte Islands (Haida Gwaii); Skeena-Queen Charlotte Regional District; British Columbia; Canada
Archipelago:
Queen Charlotte Islands (Haida Gwaii)
Catalog Number:
1/8133
Barcode:
018133.000
See related items:
Haida
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6287465af-1947-4166-a436-f1cc4edd6147
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_19237
Online Media:

Harpoon heads and fragments

Culture/People:
probably Late Woodland Tradition (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Excavator:
Warren K. Moorehead (Warren King Moorehead), Non-Indian, 1866-1939  Search this
Object Name:
Harpoon heads and fragments
Media/Materials:
Animal Bone
Techniques:
Carved, perforated, notched
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Place:
Boynton Site (Boynton shell midden); Lamoine; Hancock County; Maine; USA
Date created:
AD 1000–1600 (Late Woodland period)
Catalog Number:
5/6725
Barcode:
056725.002
See related items:
Late Woodland Tradition (archaeological culture)
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws694d15b2a-4aef-426b-a869-5f90a4db367a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_60592
Online Media:

Spear point/"bayonet"

Culture/People:
probably Maritime Archaic Tradition (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Excavator:
John G. Ferguson, Non-Indian, 1870-1944  Search this
Previous owner:
John G. Ferguson, Non-Indian, 1870-1944  Search this
Walter Brown Smith (Walter B. Smith), Non-Indian, 1858-1939  Search this
Hazel Smith, Non-Indian, 1891-1973  Search this
Previous seller:
John G. Ferguson, Non-Indian, 1870-1944  Search this
Seller:
Hazel Smith, Non-Indian, 1891-1973  Search this
Object Name:
Spear point/"bayonet"
Media/Materials:
Slate
Techniques:
Ground
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Place:
Red Paint Cemetery, confluence of Penobscot River and Piscataquis River; Howland; Penobscot County; Maine; USA
Date created:
3000–1800 BC (Late Archaic period)
Catalog Number:
21/7837
Barcode:
217837.001
See related items:
Maritime Archaic Tradition (archaeological culture)
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6098f2935-22d8-4eff-8e95-446ddd77e9d9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_232005
Online Media:

Fishing line float

Culture/People:
Tla-o-qui-aht (Clayoquot)  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Joseph G. Martin (Joe Martin), Tla-o-qui-aht (Clayoquot)  Search this
Commissioner:
Education Department, National Museum of the American Indian, Mall Museum (NMAI Education Department, Mall Museum)  Search this
Object Name:
Fishing line float
Media/Materials:
Sealskin/fur (Harbor seal), red cedar, seal sinew, enamel paint
Techniques:
Carved, painted, wrapped, tied
Dimensions:
81.5 x 41.3 x 29.2 cm
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Place:
Tofino; Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District; British Columbia; Canada
Date created:
2005
Catalog Number:
26/8822
Barcode:
268822.000
See related items:
Tla-o-qui-aht (Clayoquot)
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6244d8d97-ab12-4d65-ab82-314fba656852
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_402320
Online Media:

Harpoon head

Culture/People:
probably Late Woodland Tradition (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Excavator:
Warren K. Moorehead (Warren King Moorehead), Non-Indian, 1866-1939  Search this
Object Name:
Harpoon head
Media/Materials:
Animal Bone
Techniques:
Carved, perforated, notched
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Place:
Boynton Site (Boynton shell midden); Lamoine; Hancock County; Maine; USA
Date created:
AD 1000–1600 (Late Woodland period)
Catalog Number:
5/6725
Barcode:
056725.001
See related items:
Late Woodland Tradition (archaeological culture)
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws66e08fee1-9f00-41af-a8ef-862d8144772a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_60591
Online Media:

Sling

Culture/People:
Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux)  Search this
Possible collector:
George H. Bingenheimer, Non-Indian, 1861-1920  Search this
Previous owner:
George H. Bingenheimer, Non-Indian, 1861-1920  Search this
Margaret Bingenheimer (Margaret G. Bowers/Mrs. George H. Bingenheimer), Non-Indian, 1865-1965  Search this
Seller:
Margaret Bingenheimer (Margaret G. Bowers/Mrs. George H. Bingenheimer), Non-Indian, 1865-1965  Search this
Object Name:
Sling
Media/Materials:
Commercially tanned leather, hide thong/babiche
Techniques:
Cut, perforated
Dimensions:
90 x 7 x 2 cm
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Place:
Standing Rock Reservation; Sioux County, Corson County; North Dakota, South Dakota; USA (inferred)
Date created:
circa 1890
Catalog Number:
12/2275
Barcode:
122275.000
See related items:
Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux)
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
On View:
NMAI, Washington DC: Our Universes, Lakota
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6bf340e72-394c-421f-8832-92119a3a6e80
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_131590
Online Media:

Sling

Culture/People:
Quechua  Search this
Collector:
Beate R. Salz, Non-Indian, 1913-2006  Search this
Expedition sponsor:
Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Incorporated (Viking Fund, Inc.), 1941-  Search this
Object Name:
Sling
Media/Materials:
Llama hair yarn
Techniques:
Woven
Dimensions:
192 x 5 cm
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Native Term:
warak'a
Place:
Pichos (Pichus); Tyacaja Province; Huancavelica Region; Peru
Date created:
1940-1950
Catalog Number:
21/8612
Barcode:
218612.000
See related items:
Quechua
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
On View:
NMAI, Washington DC: Our Universes, Quechua
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws68d41610b-5b02-4d74-a214-51ad0137337b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_233290
Online Media:

Seal harpoon

Culture/People:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Expedition:
MAI Tierra del Fuego Expedition (1924-1925) (Lothrop Tierra del Fuego Expedition)  Search this
Expedition leader:
Samuel Kirkland Lothrop (S.K. Lothrop/SKL), Non-Indian, 1892-1965  Search this
Possible owner:
Walter (unknown surname), Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
William (unknown surname), Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Charley (unknown surname), Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Wits (unknown surname), Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Manuel (unknown surname), Qawasqar (Alacaluf)  Search this
Object Name:
Seal harpoon
Media/Materials:
Cypress, whale bone, hide thong/babiche, pigment/pigments
Techniques:
Carved, wrapped, painted
Dimensions:
280 x 6 x 4 cm
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Native Term:
awaía
Place:
Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego; Tierra del Fuego Province, Magallanes y Antártica Chilena Region XII; Argentina, Chile (inferred)
Archipelago:
Tierra del Fuego Archipelago
Island Name:
Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego
Date created:
circa 1920
Catalog Number:
14/2274
Barcode:
142274.000
See related items:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
On View:
NMAI, New York, NY: Infinity of Nations, Southern Cone/Patagonia
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws626c87ee9-a25c-4455-9030-c708aef7dd91
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_153083
Online Media:

Throwing stick/Boomerang

Culture/People:
probably Pueblo (Anasazi): Basketmaker Tradition (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Expedition:
Hyde Exploring Expedition (1893-1894)  Search this
Expedition leader:
Richard Wetherill, Non-Indian, 1858-1910  Search this
Previous owner:
B. Talbot B. Hyde (Benjamin Talbot Babbitt Hyde/B. T. Babbitt Hyde/B.T.B. Hyde), Non-Indian, 1872-1933  Search this
Frederick E. Hyde, Jr. (Frederick Erastus Hyde Jr.), Non-Indian, 1874-1944  Search this
Seller:
B. Talbot B. Hyde (Benjamin Talbot Babbitt Hyde/B. T. Babbitt Hyde/B.T.B. Hyde), Non-Indian, 1872-1933  Search this
Presenter/funding source:
Thea Heye (Thea Kowne/Mrs. Dorothea Page/Mrs. George Gustav Heye), Non-Indian, 1888-1935  Search this
Object Name:
Throwing stick/Boomerang
Media/Materials:
Wood, cordage, yucca fiber, tree pitch/gum
Techniques:
Carved, incised, drilled, wrapped, coated
Dimensions:
62 x 15 x 3 cm
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Place:
Found under Great Natural Bridge; Great Natural Bridge, White Canyon; San Juan County; Utah; USA
Date created:
500 BC-AD 500
Catalog Number:
5/1490
Barcode:
051490.000
See related items:
Pueblo (Anasazi): Basketmaker Tradition (archaeological culture)
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
On View:
NMAI, New York, NY: Infinity of Nations, Southwest
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws625883cac-33d5-4a93-afef-11005a5b6012
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_55543
Online Media:

Fishing net

Culture/People:
Quileute  Search this
Collector:
Leo J. Frachtenberg (Leo Joachim Frachtenberg/Leo J. Frachtenburg), Non-Indian, 1883-1930  Search this
Object Name:
Fishing net
Media/Materials:
Cordage, wood
Techniques:
Knotted
Dimensions:
236.22 x 137.16 x 42.60 cm
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Place:
Washington; USA
Catalog Number:
5/7648
Barcode:
057648.000
See related items:
Quileute
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
On View:
NMAI, Washington DC: Nation to Nation, Great Nations Keep Their Word
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6a530a3dd-0f35-4278-b93e-8210e2848e70
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_62264
Online Media:

Bow

Culture/People:
Sioux  Search this
Previous owner:
William Ockleford Oldman (W.O. Oldman/William Ockelford Oldman), Non-Indian, 1879-1949  Search this
Seller:
William Ockleford Oldman (W.O. Oldman/William Ockelford Oldman), Non-Indian, 1879-1949  Search this
MAI agent:
George Gustav Heye (GGH), Non-Indian, 1874-1957  Search this
Object Name:
Bow
Media/Materials:
Wood, sinew
Techniques:
Carved, bent, twisted
Dimensions:
122 x 4 x 5 cm
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Place:
Plains; USA, Canada (inferred)
Date created:
circa 1880
Catalog Number:
3/4609
Barcode:
034609.000
See related items:
Sioux
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
On View:
NMAI, Washington DC: Our Universes, Lakota
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws694d00799-075f-4a85-ac8f-ef88ac330740
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_37069
Online Media:

Bannerstone (throwing stick/atlatl weight)

Culture/People:
probably Late Archaic Tradition (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
I. McGirk Mitchell (Isaac McGirk Mitchell), Non-Indian, 1868-1926  Search this
Seller:
I. McGirk Mitchell (Isaac McGirk Mitchell), Non-Indian, 1868-1926  Search this
Presenter/funding source:
Harmon W. Hendricks (Harmon Washington Hendricks), Non-Indian, 1846-1928  Search this
Object Name:
Bannerstone (throwing stick/atlatl weight)
Media/Materials:
Quartz
Techniques:
Pecked, ground, drilled
Dimensions:
7.5 x 6 x 2.5 cm
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Place:
Gallatin County; Illinois; USA
Date created:
3000-1000 BC (Late Archaic period)
Catalog Number:
6/1559
Barcode:
061559.000
See related items:
Late Archaic Tradition (archaeological culture)
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
On View:
NMAI, New York, NY: Infinity of Nations, Woodlands
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6d89364b4-abf6-4a7c-8cfe-7cc133ce8e49
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_66523
Online Media:

Spear point

Culture/People:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Collector:
Jonathan May (Johnathan May), Non-Indian  Search this
Previous owner:
Jonathan May (Johnathan May), Non-Indian  Search this
Alfred J. Kyle, Non-Indian  Search this
Donor:
Alfred J. Kyle, Non-Indian  Search this
Object Name:
Spear point
Media/Materials:
Animal Bone
Techniques:
Carved, barbed
Dimensions:
29 x 3.5 x 1.5 cm
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Place:
Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego; Tierra del Fuego Province, Magallanes y Antártica Chilena Region XII; Argentina, Chile
Archipelago:
Tierra del Fuego Archipelago
Island Name:
Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego
Date created:
circa 1825
Catalog Number:
20/6703
Barcode:
206703.000
See related items:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
On View:
NMAI, New York, NY: Infinity of Nations, Southern Cone/Patagonia
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6deeaf565-7ffb-4ab2-8d2f-bc385af63241
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_220853
Online Media:

Bow

Culture/People:
Kuskwogmiut Yup'ik (Kuskokwim Eskimo)  Search this
Object Name:
Bow
Media/Materials:
Wood, bearded seal/ugruk hide/skin
Techniques:
Carved
Dimensions:
53.5 x 5 x 8 cm
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Native Term:
urluveq
Place:
Kuskokwim River; Calista Native Corporation, Doyon Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Date created:
circa 1890
Catalog Number:
3/9253
Barcode:
039253.000
See related items:
Kuskwogmiut Yup'ik (Kuskokwim Eskimo)
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
On View:
NMAI, Washington DC: Our Universes, Yupik
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws65033de41-f2ef-48ff-878a-2480a0f68674
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_41772
Online Media:

Seal-headed net float

Culture/People:
Bering Strait Inupiaq  Search this
Previous owner:
Frank M. Covert (F. M. Covert), Non-Indian, 1858-1929  Search this
Seller:
Frank M. Covert (F. M. Covert), Non-Indian, 1858-1929  Search this
Object Name:
Seal-headed net float
Media/Materials:
Wood, ivory, animal hair
Techniques:
Carved, inlaid
Dimensions:
31.5 x 5 x 5 cm
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Place:
Cape Prince of Wales; Bering Straits Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Date created:
circa 1880
Catalog Number:
1/8289
Barcode:
018289.000
See related items:
Bering Strait Inupiaq
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
On View:
NMAI, Washington DC: Window on Collections, Animals
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6805c221b-82a4-4e77-86e2-ce0375629669
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_19391
Online Media:

Spear, throwing stick/atlatl, and line

Culture/People:
Tunumiit (East Greenland Eskimo) [Ammassalik] (Angmagsalik Eskimo)  Search this
Previous owner:
Nationalmuseet (National Museum of Denmark)  Search this
Object Name:
Spear, throwing stick/atlatl, and line
Media/Materials:
Wood, animal bone, ivory, iron point, brass, metal nails, hide thong/babiche
Techniques:
Carved, drilled, pegged, nailed
Dimensions:
Spear: 174.00 x 5.00 x 4.20 cm; atlatl: 58.00 x 7.50 x 2.00 cm; line: 500 cm
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Place:
Tasiilaq (Ammassalik, Angmagssalik); Ammassalik Municipality (Angmagssalik, Ammassallip); Tunu (East Greenland); Greenland (Kalaallit Nunaat)
Geographical Areas:
Eastern Arctic
Date created:
1880-1920
Catalog Number:
17/8225
Barcode:
178225.000
See related items:
Tunumiit (East Greenland Eskimo) [Ammassalik] (Angmagsalik Eskimo)
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
On View:
NMAI, New York, NY: Infinity of Nations, Arctic & Subarctic
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6f8a1220f-c9b3-4d14-a37c-5437dc271388
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_190797
Online Media:

Fishing dip net to attach to a pole

Culture/People:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Expedition:
MAI Tierra del Fuego Expedition (1924-1925) (Lothrop Tierra del Fuego Expedition)  Search this
Expedition leader:
Samuel Kirkland Lothrop (S.K. Lothrop/SKL), Non-Indian, 1892-1965  Search this
Previous owner:
Sarmiento (unknown surname), Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Object Name:
Fishing dip net to attach to a pole
Media/Materials:
Grass, wood, sinew
Techniques:
Coiled
Dimensions:
29 x 32 cm
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Native Term:
chiwanúsh
Place:
Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego; Tierra del Fuego Province; Argentina (inferred)
Archipelago:
Tierra del Fuego Archipelago
Island Name:
Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego
Date created:
circa 1920
Catalog Number:
14/2321
Barcode:
142321.000
See related items:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
On View:
NMAI, New York, NY: Infinity of Nations, Southern Cone/Patagonia
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws623b31e05-7b8f-4559-9752-06dc53842558
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_152326
Online Media:

Seal-headed net float

Culture/People:
Bering Strait Inupiaq  Search this
Previous owner:
Frank M. Covert (F. M. Covert), Non-Indian, 1858-1929  Search this
Seller:
Frank M. Covert (F. M. Covert), Non-Indian, 1858-1929  Search this
Object Name:
Seal-headed net float
Media/Materials:
Wood, glass bead/beads, animal hair, hide thong/babiche
Techniques:
Carved, inlaid
Dimensions:
28 x 6 x 5.5 cm
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Place:
Cape Prince of Wales; Bering Straits Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Date created:
circa 1880
Catalog Number:
1/8311
Barcode:
018311.000
See related items:
Bering Strait Inupiaq
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
On View:
NMAI, Washington DC: Window on Collections, Animals
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6756dbab1-8795-4dc3-9473-8599789e40cb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_19414
Online Media:

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