Description A rosary of wooden beads on silver chain with silver cross hanging from pendant incised with initials “LW” surrounded by stars, used by Dakota people, circa the mid-19th century or earlier. This item has been identified as having belonged to Dakota chief Little Crow.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 19 inches circumference
Nomenclature Rosary
Subjects Used by Dakota Indians
Used in Ontario, Canada
Indian. Ceremonial Artifacts. Unclassified
Dates Discovery: 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
Identifiers 6221.2

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