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Culture/People
Alibamu
Previous owner
Polly Poncho, Alibamu
Collector
Chief William M. Skye (Bill Skye), Peoria, 1868-1923
Leo Walker, Sac and Fox (Sauk & Fox)
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971
Object Name
Basket
Media/Materials
Cane (Swamp cane/River cane)
Techniques
Twill-plaited
Object Type
Containers and Vessels
Native Term
a tin go wa sa'
Place
Texas; USA
Date created
1800-1899
Collection History
Collected from Polly Poncho (Alibamu) in 1910 by anthropologist Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member), assisted by Chief William M. Skye (Peoria, 1868-1923) and expedition interpreter Leo Walker (Sac and Fox), during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.
Catalog Number
2/6779
Barcode
026779.000
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Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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