Pair of Ball Sticks

Amah-chu-nah (Lacy Backwater), Cherokee / American, 1877 - unknown
Eastern Band of Cherokee


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collected about 1907

Stick and leather

Overall: 27 15/16 × 3 9/16 × 1 1/8 in. (71 × 9 × 2.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Bequest of Frank C. and Clara G. Churchill



Place Made: Cherokee, United States, North America


20th century

Object Name

Recreational Artifacts: Sports Equipment

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Southeast

Not on view


Amah-chu-nah (Lacy Backwater, born about 1877), Cherokee, North Carolian; collected by Clara G. Corser Turner Churchill (1851-1945) and Frank Carroll Churchill (1850-1912), Cherokee, North Carolina, 1907; bequeathed to present collection, 1946.

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