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Grand Portage Ojibwe ring and pin game
Description Game of dexterity based on the cup-and-ball principle, made of cedar. The game is played by holding the pin end, swinging the other end up, and attempting to catch a ring target on the pin. Collected by Frances Densmore at the Grand Portage Indian Reservation, Minn.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 22 inches length
1 1/8 inches width (widest)
Nomenclature Game piece (game element)
Creation Made by: Grand Portage Chippewa
Made in Grand Portage Reservation, Cook County, Minnesota, United States
Made by Ojibwe Indians
Subjects Collected by: Densmore, Frances Theresa
Made in Grand Portage Reservation, Cook County, Minnesota, United States
Made by Ojibwe Indians
Ojibwe Indians--Games.
Indian. Recreation. Games. Traditional
Dates Creation: Approximately 1930
Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 6935.35.7