Child's Snowshoes

Lazare Wawanolett, Abenaki / Canadian, 1835 - 1884
First Nation
Northeast Woodlands
Dr. Gordon M. Day



Ash and birch wood, rawhide and wool yarn

Overall: 29 1/2 × 9 1/16 in. (75 × 23 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Museum Purchase



Place Made: Odanak ( Abenaki First Nations Reserve), Canada, North America


19th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Snow and Ice

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Woodlands

Not on view

Exhibition History

Vermont's Ethnic Heritage 1791-1991, Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, Brattleboro, Vermont, April 23 - August 15, 1991.


Lazare Wawanolett (1835-1902); to his son, Elie Wawanolett (1866-1937), to his daughter, M.Aurore-Agnes Wawanolett (1889-?), St. Francis, Quebec; sold to Dr. Gordon M. Day (1911-1993, Research Associate, Anthropology Department, 1957-1966) for the Dartmouth College Museum, 1959.

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