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Dakota beaded awl case

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Description A Dakota leather awl case, circa the 19th or 20th century. The case has a long beaded flap with blue, green and red beads on it. The case is from either the Lower Brule Indian Agency, Lower Brule, South Dakota or the Crow Creek Indian Agency, Fort Thompson, South Dakota.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 16 inches length
1/2 inch diameter
Nomenclature Case (container)
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Used at: Lower Brule Sioux Tribe of the Lower Brule Reservation, South Dakota
Used at: Crow Creek Sioux Tribe of the Crow Creek Reservation, South Dakota
Made by Dakota Indians
Source Lower Brule, Lyman County, South Dakota, United States
Source Fort Thompson, Buffalo County, South Dakota, United States
Used in Minnesota, United States
Dakota Indians--Implements
Indian. Tools & Equipment. General Utility
Dates Use: Exactly 1958
Unit was donated in 1958.
Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 9492.22

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