Dakota beaded ball
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|Description||A Dakota beaded ball, circa 1890. The grapefruit-sized ball is divided into four color sections by dark blue beads. Sections of beads include red, light blue, pink with blue, yellow, and green patterns. There is a pink cord coming out of the ball. Collected at either the Lower Brule Reservation, Lower Brule, South Dakota or the Crow Creek Reservation, Fort Thompson, South Dakota.
|Format||Content Category: artifacts
|Measurements||4 inches diameter
|Nomenclature||Balls for sports
|Creation||Made by Dakota Indians
Made by Dakota Indians
Used by Dakota Indians
Used in Lower Brule Reservation, South Dakota, United States
Used in Crow Creek Reservation, South Dakota, United States
Used in Minnesota, United States
Indian. Recreation. Games. Traditional
|Dates||Creation: Exactly 1890
|Restrictions||Through curatorial review and/or additional consultation with American Indian elders, spiritual leaders, tribal officers or lineal descendants, this item has been determined to be culturally sensitive. As advised by the Minnesota Historical Society Indian Advisory Committee on April 20, 2012, the Minnesota Historical Society will not display images of culturally sensitive items on the public database.|
|Holding Type||3D Objects|