Spear

Culture/People
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)
Expedition
MAI Tierra del Fuego Expedition (1924-1925) (Lothrop Tierra del Fuego Expedition)
Expedition leader
Samuel Kirkland Lothrop (S.K. Lothrop/SKL), Non-Indian, 1892-1965
Possible owner
Walter (unknown surname), Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)
William (unknown surname), Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)
Charley (unknown surname), Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)
Wits (unknown surname), Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)
Manuel (unknown surname), Qawasqar (Alacaluf)
Collection History
Collected from one of several Yámana individuals (Walter, William, Charley, Wits, or Manuel) in 1924 or 1925 during the MAI Tierra del Fuego Expedition, led by anthropologist Samuel K. Lothrop (1892-1965, MAI staff member).
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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
See related items
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
Catalog Number
14/2271
Barcode
142271.003
Object Type
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Native Term
kaliáno
Object Name
Spear
Media/Materials
Wood, cordage, hide
Techniques
Carved
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6aa9f9b4d-7af6-4fef-a85b-2546ac20b5f3
Record ID
NMAI_152935