Drum, drum support and drumstick for Midewiwin rituals (Image withheld)

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Culture/People
Plains Ojibwa (Bungi)
Previous owner
David J. Goss, Non-Indian, 1850-1933
Seller
David J. Goss, Non-Indian, 1850-1933
MAI agent
William Wildschut (Willem Wildschut), Non-Indian, 1883-1955
Object Name
Drum, drum support and drumstick for Midewiwin rituals (Image withheld)
Media/Materials
Hide, feather/feathers, hide thong/babiche
Techniques
Painted
Object Type
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place
Fort Belknap Reservation; Blaine County, Phillips County; Montana; USA
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of David J. Goss (1850-1933, a businessman from Havre, Montana, who organized a travelling troupe of Native people circa 1917); purchased by anthropologist William (Willem) Wildschut (1883-1955) from David Goss in 1922 during fieldwork sponsored by MAI.
Catalog Number
11/5864
Barcode
115864.000
See related items
Plains Ojibwa (Bungi)
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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