Dancing Bears Medallion

First Nation
Mohawk (Haudenosaunee)
Haudenosaunee (Iroquois)
Northeast Woodlands


collected 1970

Porcupine quills, pigment, sweetgrass, thread and deer hIide

Overall: 3 1/16 in. (7.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Museum Purchase



Place Made: Deseronto, Hastings County, Canada, North America


20th century

Object Name

Personal Adornment

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Woodlands

Not on view


Maracle Mohawk Centre; Trading Post, Desoronto, Ontario, Canada; Reverend Andrew Maracle; sold to present collection, 1970.

This record is part of an active database that includes information from historic documentation that may not have been recently reviewed. Information may be inaccurate or incomplete. We also acknowledge some language and imagery may be offensive, violent, or discriminatory. These records reflect the institution’s history or the views of artists or scholars, past and present. Our collections research is ongoing.

We welcome questions, feedback, and suggestions for improvement. Please contact us at: Hood.Collections@dartmouth.edu