Artifacts

Arrow Heads
ITEM: NMEMG 32_1988a1
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Four Arrow Heads
ITEM: NMEMG 32_1988a2
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Moccasins with ties
ITEM: No Provenance 20_2
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Native American Moccasins were traditionally used as footwear to protect hunters and agricultural workers’ feet from the severe winter conditions throughout North America, so that they could contue to provide for their tribe. As they are a one-piece, soft soled pair of moccasins, it is likely that they are pre-1860, as later moccasins were made of two pieces, having a... read more

Model Coffin
ITEM: No Provenance 21_2
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By the end of the 19th Century Native Americans were becoming increasingly influenced by European customs. Many tribes abandoned traditions to replicate traditional European burials.