Shaman's sucking tube (Image withheld)

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Culture/People
Oklahoma Seminole
Previous owner
Big Tom (unknown surname), Oklahoma Seminole
Collector
Chief William M. Skye (Bill Skye), Peoria, 1868-1923
Hope M. Fulbright, Non-Indian, 1876-1949
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971
Object Name
Shaman's sucking tube (Image withheld)
Media/Materials
Wood
Techniques
Carved
Object Type
Ceremonial/Ritual items: Shamanic objects
Native Term
ca paf ka do'
Place
Oklahoma; USA
Collection History
Collected from Big Tom (Oklahoma Seminole) in 1909 by anthropologist Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member), assisted by Chief William M. Skye (Peoria, 1868-1923) and Hope M. Fulbright (1879-1949), during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.
Catalog Number
2/4753
Barcode
024753.000
See related items
Oklahoma Seminole
Ceremonial/Ritual items: Shamanic objects
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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