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White Earth Ojibwe makak containing maple sugar
Description Miniature birchbark storage container or makak decorated in floral motifs employing colored cord and yarn and filled with maple sugar. Collected by Darwin S. Hall and attributed to the White Earth Indian Reservation.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Nomenclature Basket (container)
Creation Made by: White Earth Nation
Made by Ojibwe Indians
Subjects Collected by: Hall, Darwin Scott
Found at White Earth Reservation, Becker County, 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