Fish Spear

Canadian Inuit, Chantrey Inlet, King William Island, Kitikmeot Region, Nunavut, Canada, Central Arctic, Arctic

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collected 1953-1962

Wood, metal, bone

Overall: 18 7/8 x 5 1/8 x 1 1/16 in. (48 x 13 x 2.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Sherman P. and Anne L. Haight Arctic Collection

168.94.24486

Geography/Culture

North America, Canada

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Hunting and Fishing

Classification

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Central and Eastern

Not on view

Course History

ENVS 80, BIOL 148, Polar Science, Policy, and Ethics, Ross Virginia, Spring 2013

ENVS 80, BIOL 148, Polar Science, Policy, and Ethics, Ross Virginia, Spring 2012

Exhibition History

Arctic Day, Montshire Museum of Science, Norwich, Vermont, February 18-21, 1994

Arctic Day, Montshire Museum of Science, Norwich, Vermont, February 15-16, 1993.

Arctic Day, Montshire Museum of Science, Norwich, Vermont, February 14-18, 1992.

Arctic Day, Montshire Museum of Science, Norwich, Vermont, February 1-4, 1991.

Provenance

Collected by Sherman Post Haight (1889-1980) and Anne Pardee Lyon Haight (1891-1977), New York, New York, about 1962; given to the Stefansson Collection, Dartmouth College Library, 1962; transferred to the present collection, 1968.

Old Number

Haight 134 A

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