Signal Arrow


From: Canada | Quebec | Maniwaki

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 29-10-50A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Algonkin | Iroquois
Provenience Canada | Quebec | Maniwaki
Culture Area Northeast Culture Area
Section American
Materials Skin | Wood

Signal arrow (a) and wooden slinging stick (b) which is decorated with foxes and moose draw in pencil. Tradition has it that arrows of this type were used to send messages from camp to camp.

Length 79 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Frederick Johnson (#1-93) / Gift of Frank Speck (#94-99), 1929

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