Sweet 16

Shield 'Kanieson' Ransom, Mohawk / American, born 1954
Mohawk (Haudenosaunee)
Haudenosaunee (Iroquois)
Northeast Woodlands



Black ash, sweetgrass, commerical dye

Overall: 4 1/2 × 6 13/16 in. (11.4 × 17.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Robert Wilkes, in honor of Sheila Kanieson Ransom



Place Made: St. Regis Mohawk Reservation (Akwesasne), United States, North America


21st century

Object Name


Research Area

Native American

Native American: Woodlands

Not on view

Course History

NAS 30.21, Native American Art and Material, Jami Powell, Spring 2020


The artist; Robert Wilkes, Brackney, Pennsylvania, 2015; given to present collection, 2016.

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