Scorekeeping sticks for the ball game

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Culture/People
Oklahoma Seminole
Previous owner
Joshua (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
Scorekeeping sticks for the ball game
Media/Materials
Wood
Techniques
Carved
Dimensions
12.7 x 5 cm
Object Type
Games, Toys, Gambling: Ball game items
Native Term
le si' ho ga
Place
Oklahoma; USA
Date created
circa 1900
Collection History
Collected from Joshua (Oklahoma Seminole) in 1910 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
2/5780
Barcode
025780.000
See related items
Oklahoma Seminole
Games, Toys, Gambling: Ball game items
On View
NMAI, Washington DC: Our Universes, Intertribal Area
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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