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Dakota charm
Description Dakota charm consisting of a cylindrical pouch covered in blue glass seed beads of alternating light and dark shades. An eagle claw, a fragment of a buffalo horn, and strings of pony or trade beads dangle from leather thongs attached to the bottom of the pouch.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 7 5/16 inches length
5/8 inches width
Nomenclature Charm
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Owned/used by: Cole, Colonel Haydn S.
Made by Dakota Indians
Used by Dakota Indians
Indian. Ceremonial Artifacts. Amulets
Dates Creation: Approximately 1900
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.
Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 7891.5