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Ojibwe makak containing maple sugar
582.E174, side 1
582.E174, side 2
Description A miniature Ojibwe birchbark storage container or makak decorated in floral motifs employing colored cord and yarn and filled with maple sugar, circa the late 19th to early 20th century. It was collected by Darwin S. Hall at the White Earth Reservation, Minnesota.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Nomenclature Container (receptacle)
Creation Made in White Earth Reservation, Minnesota, United States
Made by Ojibwe Indians
Subjects Collected by: Hall, Darwin Scott
Made in White Earth Reservation, Minnesota, United States
Made by Ojibwe Indians
Ojibwe Indians--Basket making.
Maple sugar.
Ojibwe Indians--Commerce
Indian. Containers & Holders. Storing
Dates Discovery: Approximately 1891 - Not later than 1919
Hall was appointed chairman of the Chippewa Indian Commission by President Harrison in 1891 and served in that capacity off and on for several years.
Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 582.E174
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