Dene (Athabascan)


collected 1922

Caribou leather, beads, and cord

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Evelyn Nixon Jardine



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name

Clothing: Footwear

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Subarctic

Not on view


Given to Evelyn Nixon Jardine (1899-1996), teacher at the St. Mark's Episcopal Mission School, Nenana, Alaska, 1921-1923, as an invitation to a 1922 potlatch, in memory of those who died in the 1918 epidemic of influenza; given to present collection, 1957.

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