Ball Sticks

Morgan Calhoun (Au-gan-aahf-to-da), American / Cherokee, 1863 - 1927, Eastern Band of Cherokee, Cherokee, Cherokee, North Carolina, North Carolina, Southeast

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about 1906

Wood and gut string

Overall: 25 9/16 x 3 1/8 in. (65 x 8 cm)

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

46.17.9937

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Recreational Artifacts: Sports Equipment

Classification

Native American

Native American: Southeast

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, on loop: Made by / Oo-gan-stau-nih / or / Au-gun-staw-teh / caning, gound hog sausage meat / Morgan Calhoun / Hester Roll 740

Course History

NAS 10, ANTH 4, Peoples and Cultures of Native North America, Sergei Kan, Winter 2015

NAS 10, ANTH 4, Peoples and Cultures of Native North America, Sergei Kan, Winter 2015

NAS 10, ANTH 4, Peoples and Cultures of Native North America, Sergei Kan, Winter 2013

NAS 10, ANTH 4, Peoples and Cultures of Native North America, Sergei Kan, Spring 2012

Provenance

Made by Oo-gan-stau-nih (Morgan Calhoun), Cherokee, North Carolina; collected by Clara G. Corser Turner Churchill (1851-1945) and Frank Carroll Churchill (1850-1912), Cherokee, North Carolina, probably 1909; bequeathed to present collection, 1946.

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