Friday, January 13, 2012

Menominee Family Canoe Paddle

Family group of Menominee in a bark canoe. The male figure on the far right has a straight sided paddle which looks similar in design to the antique Chippewa Paddle featured earlier on

Two Women and Five Children in Birchbark Canoe,
Women in Native Dress, Man Holding Paddle
Menominee Indians, Date: 1925
National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Paddle Closeup; Antique Chippewa Paddle

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