Blowgun and dart

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Culture/People
Mississippi Choctaw
Previous owner
Elon Tucklow (Elon Tuckloo/Elon Tookalo), Mississippi Choctaw, ca. 1855-ca. 1925
Bill Bob, Mississippi Choctaw
Collector
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971
Object Name
Blowgun and dart
Media/Materials
Cane (Swamp cane/River cane)
Techniques
Cut
Object Type
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Native Term
lompa'
Place
Neshoba County and Scott County; Mississippi; USA
Collection History
Collected from Elon Tucklow (Mississippi Choctaw, ca. 1855-ca. 1925) or Bill Bob (Mississippi Choctaw) in 1908 by anthropologist Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member) during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.
Catalog Number
1/8871
Barcode
018871.000
See related items
Mississippi Choctaw
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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