Burden basket/Pack basket

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Culture/People
Kickapoo [Oklahoma]
Previous owner
Wa Ka Ta No Kwe (Wa-ka-ta-no-kwe/Wa-ka-to-no-kwe), Kickapoo [Oklahoma]
Collector
Chief William M. Skye (Bill Skye), Peoria, 1868-1923
Hope M. Fulbright, Non-Indian, 1876-1949
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971
Object Name
Burden basket/Pack basket
Media/Materials
Woodsplints, wood, cordage
Techniques
Twill-plaited
Object Type
Containers and Vessels
Native Term
gok' pe na gun
Place
Oklahoma; USA
Collection History
Collected from Wa Ka Ta No Kwe (Oklahoma Kickapoo) in 1909 by anthropologist Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member), assisted by Chief William M. Skye (Peoria, 1868-1923) and Hope M. Fulbright (1879-1949), during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.
Catalog Number
2/9311
Barcode
029311.000
See related items
Kickapoo [Oklahoma]
Containers and Vessels
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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