Menstruating Woman's Drinking Tube

Tanana, Dene (Athabascan), Alaska, Subarctic

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collected 1929-1930

Swan bone

Overall: 8 7/16 x 3/8 in. (21.5 x 1 cm)

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

30.2.4632

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Personal Gear: Drinking Tube

Classification

Native American

Native American: Subarctic

Not on view

Course History

ANTH 12.11, NAS 30, Arctic Crossroads: Its Peoples, Cultures, and History, William Fitzhugh, Winter 2015

Publication History

Robert A. McKennan, The Upper Tanana Indians, Yale University Publications in Anthropology, Number 55, New Haven: Department of Anthropology, Yale University, 1959, p. 59, fig. 7B.

Provenance

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. 30.35

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