Pestle

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Culture/People
Potawatomi [Prairie Band, Kansas]
Previous owner
Un go na"s (Un go wa"s), Potawatomi [Prairie Band, Kansas]
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
Pestle
Media/Materials
Wood
Techniques
Carved
Dimensions
8 x 97.8 cm
Object Type
Food Gathering and Preparation
Native Term
po te'c kwan
Place
Kansas; USA
Collection History
Collected from Un-go-na"s (Prairie Band Potawatomi) 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
2/7513
Barcode
027513.000
See related items
Potawatomi [Prairie Band, Kansas]
Food Gathering and Preparation
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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