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Object TitleMai-i-altsa yill aghuti = "two coyotes running apart"
Object Number:22718
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Navajo
Athapaskan
Provenience: Arizona
St. Michael's Mission
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Cotton String
Board
Length: 38 cm
Width: 17 cm
Credit Line:Southwest Expedition; R. Stewart Culin; subscription of Robert C. H. Brock, 1902

Description

Cotton string arranged in a design, originally on one's fingers, and attached to a paper backing.

As per Stewart Culin, "mai-I altsa yill aghuti, two coyotes running apart."

Bibliography:

[Book] Culin, Stewart. 1975. Games of the North American Indians.. Dover Publications. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 764View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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