Fish Hook

Fish Hook

Oceanic   Fish Hook Artist: Unknown Culture/People: Maori Place: New Zealand Media: Wood, shell, bone and flax cord Dims: 1.25 x 4.25 in. Date: mid-19th century Description: Selected by student curator Qootsvenma “Taka” Denipah-Cook (Ohkay Owingeh)...
Battle Hammer

Battle Hammer

Oceanic Battle Hammer Artist: Unknown Culture/People: Fijian, Totokia Place: Fiji, Western Polynesia Media: Dims: Date: 1850s Description: The Totokia, or beaked battle-hammer, is a Fijian war club. The club is often called a Pineapple club, but the clubs were made...
Woman’s Hood

Woman’s Hood

Native American Woman’s Hood Artist: Unknown Culture/People: Mi’kmaq Place: Nova Scotia or Quebec Media: Wool cloth, glass beads and silk Dims: Date: c. 1875 Description: Inhabiting North America’s northeastern reaches, the Mi’kmaq were among...
Hat

Hat

Native American Hat Artist: Primrose Adams Culture/People: Haida Place: British Columbia Media: Spruce root, paints Dims: Date: Description: Twined spruce-root hats were traditionally worn on the northern Northwest Coast. Today they continue to be important ceremonial...
Figurine

Figurine

Native American Figurine Artist: Joyce Growing Thunder Culture/People: Place: Fort Peck Reservation, Montana Media: Hide, beads, cloth and hair Dims: 22.5 x 10 inches Date: Description: For the Growing Thunders, creating dolls has always been a family affair. Born on...