• Culture/People:

    Mushuaunnuat (Barren Ground Naskapi) [Utshimassit (Davis Inlet)]

  • Object name:

    Hunting charm

  • Date created:


  • Place:

    Davis Inlet; Labrador; Newfoundland and Labrador; Canada (inferred)

  • Media/Materials:

    Bearskin/fur, hide thong/babiche, glass bead/beads, thread

  • Techniques:

    Sewn, loom beadwork

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collected in 1930 by anthropologist Frank G. Speck (1881-1951), possibly during MAI-sponsored fieldwork.

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