Bull Roarer used by Shamans to scare away Spirits and by Children as a Toy

Tanana
Dene (Athabascan)
Subarctic

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possibly collected 1929-1933

Wood and nylon string

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

42.41.8528

Geography

Place Made: Tanana River region, United States, North America

Period

20th century

Object Name

Musical Instrument

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Subarctic

Not on view

Provenance

Collected by Professor Robert Addison McKennan [Dartmouth Class of 1925, 1903-1982); given to present collection, 1942.

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