Woodlands

The almost 300 objects from this region include examples of material culture from the Anishinaabeg, Potawatomi, Ho-Chunk, Menominee, Ottawa, Abenaki, Mi’kmaq, Passamquoddy, Penobscot, Mohawk, Oneida, Seneca, Oneida, and Tuscarora cultures.

Piction collections thumbnails

Mohawk (Haudenosaunee)
Needle Case or Barrel Purse
1860s-1890s
13.13.761
Wendat (Huron) or Mi'kmaq (Micmac)
Card Case
collected about 1851-1902
13.85.1211
Unknown people (Woodlands)
Candy Basket
collected about 1851-1902
13.85.1237
Seneca (Haudenosaunee)
Moccasins
about 1820
159.14.14400
possibly Paugussett (Paugusset)
Lined and Stamped Basket
about 1799
159.56.14479
Clara Mitchell Solomon, American / Penobscot, 1893 - 1964
Curly Bowl
collected 1960
160.35.14539
Sophie Nolett Salvas, Canadian / Abenaki, 1911 - 2007
Basket With Lid and Two Handles
July 1960
160.42.14585
Agnes Panadis, Canadian / Abenaki, 1878 - 1962
Bread Basket
July 1960
160.42.14587
Louis Gill, Canadian / Abenaki (Abnaki), 1856 - 1923
Birch Bark Canoe
early 20th century
162.27.14802
Unknown people (Woodlands)
Container Depicting the Cosmological Universe and on the Underside Two Thunderbirds
about 1800
163.66.15194
Elda "Bun" Muriel Smith (Mrs. Oliver Smith), Canadian / Mohawk, 1919 - 1976
Jar
about 1968
169.9.21354
Mohawk (Haudenosaunee)
Heart Shaped Pin Cushion with Bird Design
1920s-1940s
170.10.24907
Lena Sockabasin Paul, Canadian / Passamaquoddy, 1921 - 1996
Fancy Basket
collected 1970
170.44.24957
Anishinaabe (Chippewa / Ojibwa)
Bandolier Bag
172.25.25424
Anishinaabe (Chippewa / Ojibwa)
Bandolier Bag
about 1890
181.2.26046
Duffy Wilson (Ha-Da-Noh; Wilmer Francis), American / Tuscarora, 1925 - 2002
Untitled (Eagle)
1979
2006.44.1
Clara Neptune Keezer, American / Passamaquoddy, 1930 - 2016
Fancy Sweetgrass Flat Basket
2007
2007.40.1
Mary Mitchell Gabriel, American / Passamaquoddy, 1908 - 2004
Fancy Basket
1989
2007.40.2
Pam outdusis Cunningham, American / Penobscot, born 1971
Curly Sewing Basket
2007
2007.91
Fred Tomah, American / Maliseet, 1951 - 2018
Katahdin Basket
2007
2007.92
Truman Lowe, American / Ho-Chunk, born 1944
Wing
1995
2008.41.3
George C. Longfish, American / Seneca / Tuscorora, born 1942
Modern Times
1994
2008.41.5
Fred Tomah, American / Maliseet, 1951 - 2018
Eagle's Nest Basket
2008
2008.42
Rocky Keezer, American / Passamaquoddy, born 1955
Fancy Basket
2008
2008.43
Clara Neptune Keezer, American / Passamaquoddy, 1930 - 2016
Handkerchief Pillow Basket
2007
2008.45.1
Ganessa Bryant, American / Penobscot, born 1982
Point Basket
June 2008
2008.46
Sarah Sockbeson, American / Penobscot, born 1983
Miniature Corn Basket
2008
2008.48.3
Caron Shay, American / Penobscot, born 1944
Curly Fancy Basket
2008
2008.49
Passamaquoddy or Penobscot
Small Finely Woven Basket in the Shape of a Pitcher
late 19th century
2008.5.3
Janet Neptune, American / Passamaquoddy, 20th century
Blueberry Basket
2008
2008.50.1
Molly Neptune Parker, American / Passamaquoddy, born 1939
Flower Basket
2008
2008.50.3
Jeremy Frey, American / Passamaquoddy, born 1978
Green Urchin Basket
2008
2008.51
Theresa Secord, American / Penobscot, born 1958
Sewing Basket with Needle Case and Pincushion
2008
2008.68
Kim Bryant, American / Penobscot, born 1964
Pine Cone Basket
2008
2008.69
Jeremy Frey, American / Passamaquoddy, born 1978
Vase Basket
2008
2008.88
Lenape (Delaware)
Bandolier Bag
about 1850
2008.93
Seneca (Haudenosaunee)
Beaded Bag
about 1830
2009.4
Haudenosaunee (Iroquois)
Effigy Feast Ladle with a Carved Otter on the Handle Finial
about 1850
2009.58
George C. Longfish, American, born 1942
Blood Line or Accepted Federal Government Standard for Blood Quantum
2005
2012.5
Passamaquoddy
Etched Birch Bark Cylindrical Container with Lid, Depicting a Teepee and Tree
about 1890
42.12.8512
Anishinaabe (Chippewa / Ojibwa)
Oblong Birch Bark Basket with Lid
about 1900
46.17.9562
Potawatomi
Bandolier Bag
about 1890
46.17.9843
Anishinaabe (Chippewa / Ojibwa)
Bandolier Bag
about 1900
46.17.9872
Anishinaabe (Chippewa / Ojibwa)
Bandolier Bag
collected 1906
46.17.9873
Anishinaabe (Chippewa / Ojibwa)
Bandolier Bag
about 1900
46.17.9874
Menominee (Menomini)
Beaded Belt
about 1900
46.17.9888
Lenape (Delaware)
Beaded Belt
1900-1909
46.17.9903
Unknown people (Woodlands)
Stamped Storage Basket with Lid
about 1880-1900
46.22.16431
Mohawk (Haudenosaunee)
Beaded Bag
early 1850s
49.25.12288
Abenaki (Abnaki)
Birch Bark Container
about 1870-1880
50.47.12627
Mi'kmaq (Micmac)
Quill Decorated Box and Lid
early 20th century
54.41.13170
Mi'kmaq (Micmac)
Quill Decorated Box and Lid
early 20th century
54.41.13170
Potawatomi or Menominee
Bag
about 1890
55.4.13245
Anishinaabe (Chippewa / Ojibwa)
Beaded Belt
late 19th century
985.35.26452
Anishinaabe (Chippewa / Ojibwa)
Cradle
about 1890
985.47.26533
Anishinaabe (Chippewa / Ojibwa)
Bandolier Bag
early 20th century
985.47.26575
Potawatomi
Bandolier Bag
mid-late 19th century
985.47.26577
Anishinaabe (Chippewa / Ojibwa)
Bandolier Bag
late 19th-early 20th century
985.47.26578
Potawatomi
Woman's Blouse
1920s-1930s
985.47.26600
Anishinaabe (Chippewa / Ojibwa)
Man's Shirt
before 1875
986.21.26711
Mohawk (Haudenosaunee)
Moccasins
about 1890
986.21.26712
Emma Mitchell Safford, American / Wampanoag, 1847 - 1932
Fancy
early 20th century
986.61.26661
Mi'kmaq (Micmac)
Man's Cap
about 1860
988.29.26943
Anishinaabe (Chippewa / Ojibwa)
Bandolier Bag
1900-1906
989.41.27055
Julia Ann Mell, American / Passamaquoddy, 1849 - 1930
Fancy Basket
about 1920
996.42.30332
George Morrison, American / Anishinaabeg, 1919 - 2000
Untitled (Antibes-1953-April)
April 1953
w.956.37.1