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Cat's Cradle

Object Titlechich joyeti = "hacking the Wood"
Object Number:22724
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: 27.5 cm
Width: 21 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. Much of the string has loosened.

As per Stewart Culin, "chizh joyeli, packing (carrying) wood."

Bibliography:

[Book] Culin, Stewart. 1975. Games of the North American Indians.. Dover Publications. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 765-766View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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