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Culture/People
Meskwaki (Fox)
Possible owner
Pe'-mi'-ta, Meskwaki (Fox) [Tama, Iowa]
Kwe'-ta-dji', Meskwaki (Fox) [Tama, Iowa]
Ke'-ke'-kwu'-mo'-ha, Meskwaki (Fox) [Tama, Iowa]
Me'c-ki'-gwe' (Mes-ki'-gwa'), Meskwaki (Fox) [Tama, Iowa]
Pe'-mi'-ka-wi'-kw, Meskwaki (Fox) [Tama, Iowa]
Me's-kwa-na-kwi', Meskwaki (Fox)
Janie (unknown surname), Meskwaki (Fox)
Chief Joe Tesson (Joseph Tyson/Joe Tessen), Meskwaki (Fox) [Tama, Iowa], ca. 1844-1921
Mrs. Jim Scott, Meskwaki (Fox)
Jim Scott, Meskwaki (Fox) [Tama, Iowa]
Me's-kwa-gu'n, Meskwaki (Fox)
A-ya"n-a-pi', Meskwaki (Fox)
Mu'-dji'-kwa"w, Meskwaki (Fox)
Wa"-ta-dji', Meskwaki (Fox)
Ne'-ka-pa", Meskwaki (Fox)
Collector
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971
Object Name
Bag
Media/Materials
Nettle fiber, wool yarn
Techniques
Twined
Object Type
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Native Term
sa pi' mu' ta"
Place
Iowa; USA
Collection History
Items in this set were collected from several Meskwaki (Fox) individuals (Pe'-mi'-ta, Kwe'-ta-dji', Ke'-ke'-kwu'-mo'-ha, Me'c-ki'-gwe', Pe'-mi'-ka-wi'-kw, Me's-kwa-na-kwi', Chief Joe Tesson, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Scott, Me's-kwa-gu'n, A-ya"n-a-pi', Mu'-dji'-kwa"w, Wa"-ta-dji', Ne'-ka-pa", and Janie) in 1910 by anthropologist Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member) during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.
Catalog Number
2/7911
Barcode
027911.002
See related items
Meskwaki (Fox)
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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