Dakota bow and bow string
|Description||A carved wood Dakota bow from Fort Totten, North Dakota, circa the late 19th or early 20th century. The bow has a smooth, stained outer surface. The inner surface has a black applied material. The original bowstring of twisted sinew has one broken loop end. A replacement bowstring of harness lacing has been strung.
|Format||Content Category: artifacts
|Measurements||44 inches length .A) overall
1 1/8 inches width .A) widest point
1/2 inch depth .A)
40 3/4 inches length .B) original bow string
|Creation||Made by Dakota Indians
Made by Dakota Indians
Used by (possibly) Sisseton Indians
Used by (possibly) Wahpeton Indians
Used in Fort Totten, Benson County, North Dakota, United States
Indian weapons--North Dakota--Fort Totten Reservation.
Indian. Armaments. Tools & Equipment. Edged
|Dates||Creation: Not earlier than 1867 - Not later than 1941
The Fort Totten Reservation was created in 1867.
|Holding Type||3D Objects|