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Culture/People
Wet'suwet'en (Babine Carrier)
Possible seller
Arthur Wellesley Vowell (A. W. Vowell), Non-Indian, 1841-1918
Possible owner
Arthur Wellesley Vowell (A. W. Vowell), Non-Indian, 1841-1918
MAI agent
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945
Object Name
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Media/Materials
Animal Bone
Techniques
Abraded
Object Type
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Place
Bulkley Canyon, Bulkley River; Kitimat-Stikine Regional District; British Columbia; Canada
Date created
1900-1915
Collection History
Collection history unknown; probably from the collection of Arthur Wellesley Vowell (1841-1918, Superintendent of Indian Affairs for British Columbia); purchased by MAI in 1916 through Lieutenant George T. Emmons (1852-1945, US Navy 1881-1899).
Catalog Number
5/5036
Barcode
055036.000
See related items
Wet'suwet'en (Babine Carrier)
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Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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