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Dakota bow
Description Unstrung wood bow attributed to the Dakota chief Little Crow and used during the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862. The bow was given to the donor's great grandfather, Major B. H. Randall, while he was a sutler at Fort Ridgely, Minnesota.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 44 inches length
1 3/8 inches width
Nomenclature Bow (weapon)
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Used by Dakota Indians
Subjects Owned/used by: Little Crow, Chief
Received by: Randall, Major Benjamin H.
Made by Dakota Indians
Used by Dakota Indians
Used in Fort Ridgely, Nicollet County, Minnesota, United States
Used during U.S.-Dakota War of 1862
Indian weapons--Minnesota
Indian. Armaments. Tools & Equipment. Edged
Dates Use: Exactly 1862
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
ID Number 9826.2