Spoon

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Culture/People
Chickasaw
Previous owner
Houston Brown, Oklahoma Chickasaw
Mrs. Johnson, Oklahoma Chickasaw
Tamena Johnson (Tamera Johnson), Oklahoma Chickasaw
Silas Nelson, Oklahoma Chickasaw
Milton Leader, Oklahoma Chickasaw
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
Spoon
Media/Materials
Cow horn
Techniques
Carved
Object Type
Food/Beverage Serving
Place
Oklahoma; USA
Collection History
Collected from four Chickasaw individuals (Milton Leader, Houston Brown, a Mrs. Johnson, Tamena Johnson, and Silas Nelson) 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
2/7576
Barcode
027576.000
See related items
Chickasaw
Food/Beverage Serving
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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