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Culture/People
Potawatomi [Prairie Band, Kansas]
Previous owner
Ci' pa do wa', Potawatomi/Potawatomi [Prairie Band, Kansas]
Wa wak su'm (Wa nak su'm), Potawatomi [Prairie Band, Kansas]
We'c pu' kwe', Potawatomi [Prairie Band, Kansas]
Un go na"s (Un go wa"s), Potawatomi [Prairie Band, Kansas]
Wa pak si' kwe', Potawatomi [Prairie Band, Kansas]
Inwa"k to, Potawatomi [Prairie Band, Kansas]
Ka ma ta, Potawatomi [Prairie Band, Kansas]
Cu'p ci' wa no, Potawatomi [Prairie Band, Kansas]
A pi' wa, Potawatomi [Prairie Band, Kansas]
Pa"k ti' ni's, Potawatomi [Prairie Band, Kansas]
No ce' ku'm, Potawatomi [Prairie Band, Kansas]
Ki'p ke't kwe', 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
Bag
Media/Materials
Wool yarn, ribbon
Techniques
Twined
Object Type
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Native Term
mi'c ka mu't
Place
Kansas; USA
Collection History
Items in this set were collected from several Prairie Band Potawatomi individuals (Ci' pa do wa', We'c pu' kwe', Un go na"s, Wa pak si' kwe', Inwa"k-to, Ka-ma-ta, Cu'p-ci'-wa-no, A-pi'-wa, Pa"k ti' nis, No-ce'-ku'm, Ki'p-ke't-kwe', and Wa wak su'm) 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
2/7533
Barcode
027533.005
See related items
Potawatomi [Prairie Band, Kansas]
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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