Invitation/message sticks for Midewiwin rituals (Image withheld)

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Culture/People
Lake Superior Chippewa [Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin]
Previous owner
David T. Vernon (David Thomas Vernon/David C. Vernon), Non-Indian, 1900-1973
Jackson Hole Preserve, Inc. (Jackson Hole Preserve, Incorporated), 1940-
Object Name
Invitation/message sticks for Midewiwin rituals (Image withheld)
Media/Materials
Bird quills
Techniques
Painted
Object Type
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place
Lac du Flambeau, Lac du Flambeau Reservation; Vilas County; Wisconsin; USA
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Indian art collector David T. Vernon (1900-1973); acquired by MAI in 1968 through an exchange with the Jackson Hole Preserve, Inc. (a foundation backed by the Rockefeller family), which purchased Vernon's entire collection in 1965.
Catalog Number
24/2622
Barcode
242622.000
See related items
Lake Superior Chippewa [Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin]
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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