Moose Bone Awl

Tanana, Dene (Athabascan), Alaska, Subarctic


collected 1929-1930

Moose bone

Overall: 3/8 in. (1 cm)

Overall: 7 7/8 x 9/16 in. (20 x 1.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Professor Robert A. McKennan, Class of 1925



North America, United States


20th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Sewing


Native American

Native American: Subarctic

Not on view


Collected by Professor Robert Addison McKennan [Dartmouth Class of 1925, 1903-1982) [during his field research studying the Tanana and Chandalar people of the Upper Tanana River, Alaska], 1929-1930; given to present collection, 1930.

Old Number

Red No. 30.31

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