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Medicine

Plant Material

Object Number:37631
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Yankton
Dakota
Sioux
Provenience: United States of America
Montana
Fort Peck Reservation
Culture Area: Great Plains Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Root
Credit Line:John Wanamaker Expedition, 1900; R. Stewart Culin, 1900

Description

"Menstrual root". I-tsna-ti-pa-zi-hu-ta (indigenous word for object name).

A clump of thin, tangled brown roots in a corked glass jar.

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