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The nearly 200 objects from the Cherokee, Choctaw, Chickasaw, Catawba, Seminole, Muscogee, and Mississippian cultures includes such highlights as a group of Cherokee baskets, a Seminole man’s “big shirt,” and a Chitimacha cigar case.

Blunt (Cartridge Tip) with Hawk Feathers for Small Game Hunting
Cherokee
Blunt (Cartridge Tip) with Hawk Feathers for Small Game Hunting
about 1914
14.14.5093
Photographic Memoirs of an Aboriginal Savant (Living on Occupied Land)
Hulleah J. Tsinhnahjinnie, American (Diné / Seminole / Muscogee), born 1954
Photographic Memoirs of an Aboriginal Savant (Living on Occupied Land)
1994, print and negative
2007.55
Pot with Handles
possibly Maude French Welch, American (Cherokee), 1894 - 1953
Pot with Handles
collected 1928
42.12.8115
Cownose
Choctaw
Cownose
early 20th century
43.25.8654
Bull Nose or Cow Nose Basket with Handle
Choctaw
Bull Nose or Cow Nose Basket with Handle
collected 1887-1906
44.18.8788
Square-Bottomed Basket
Muscogee (Creek)
Square-Bottomed Basket
collected about 1902-1903
46.17.9530
Basket Tray
Muscogee (Creek)
Basket Tray
collected about 1908
46.17.9532
Cigar Case or Wallet
Chitimacha
Cigar Case or Wallet
about 1900
46.17.9533
Utility Basket
Cherokee
Utility Basket
about 1900
46.17.9535
Basket
JKE, American (Cherokee), late 19th - early 20th century
Basket
about 1908
46.17.9538
Doubleweave Basket
Cherokee
Doubleweave Basket
about 1908
46.17.9540
Wicker Basket
Cherokee
Wicker Basket
late 19th century
46.17.9549
Fish Basket
Cherokee
Fish Basket
about 1906
46.17.9552
Miniature Rib or Melon Basket (talutsa deganulitsiyi)
Cherokee
Miniature Rib or Melon Basket (talutsa deganulitsiyi)
about 1900
46.17.9555
Rib Basket
Cherokee
Rib Basket
about 1908
46.17.9558
Pair of Ball Sticks
Lewis Sealey, American (Chickasaw), about 1859 - unknown
Pair of Ball Sticks
1900-1909
46.17.9905
Jar Encircled by a Snake with Cross-Hatching
Catawba
Jar Encircled by a Snake with Cross-Hatching
1903-1909
46.17.9908
Wood Comb (possibly worn in a Ribbon Dance)
Cherokee
Wood Comb (possibly worn in a Ribbon Dance)
collected 1907
46.17.9914
Ball Game Discoidal
Cherokee
Ball Game Discoidal
collected about 1909
46.17.9924
Model Straightback Chair
Will West Long, American (Cherokee), 1870 - 1947
Model Straightback Chair
collected about 1903-1909
46.17.9933
Pair of Ball Sticks
Amah-chu-nah (Lacy Backwater), American (Cherokee), 1877 - unknown
Pair of Ball Sticks
collected about 1907
46.17.9934
Ball Sticks
Morgan Calhoun (Au-gan-aahf-to-da), American (Cherokee), 1863 - 1927
Ball Sticks
about 1906
46.17.9937
Sofki Wooden Spoon
Muscogee (Creek)
Sofki Wooden Spoon
collected about 1909
46.17.9955
Man's Focsikchobee (Big Shirt)
Seminole
Man's Focsikchobee (Big Shirt)
about 1900
46.17.9956
Doll representing a Choctaw Man
Cleddie Ruby Ben Bell, American (Choctaw), 1912 - 1963
Doll representing a Choctaw Man
1953
987.35.26738
Doll representing a Choctaw Woman
Cleddie Ruby Ben Bell, American (Choctaw), 1912 - 1963
Doll representing a Choctaw Woman
1953
987.35.26739
Doll representing a Chickasaw Woman
Unknown 12 year old schoolgirl
Doll representing a Chickasaw Woman
1946
987.35.26740
Doll Dressed in the style of the
Lillian Gertrude Waterson Owle, American (Cherokee), 1910 - 1985
Doll Dressed in the style of the "older Cherokee women"
1953
987.35.26742
Sow and Four Piglets
Lee Arch, American (Cherokee), 20th century
Sow and Four Piglets
1953
987.35.26744A-E
Doll representing a Seminole Man wearing a Long Shirt
Lucy (Lucie) Tiger Billie, American (Seminole), 1901 - 1983
Doll representing a Seminole Man wearing a Long Shirt
1954
987.35.26746
Doll representing a Seminole Woman
Mary Osceola (Mrs. Jimmy Osceola), American (Seminole), 1891 - 1985
Doll representing a Seminole Woman
1954
987.35.26747
Storage Basket
WEK, American (Cherokee), early 20th century
Storage Basket
about 1915
996.42.30331
When We Become Our Role Models No. 2
Steven Deo, American (Muscogee / Euchee), 1956 - 2010
When We Become Our Role Models No. 2
2004
MIS.2004.65
In Pursuit of Civilization #4
Bobby C. Martin, American (Muscogee), born 1957
In Pursuit of Civilization #4
2004
PR.2004.64
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