Catlinite block with engraved designs

Nakota (Yankton Sioux)


Catlinite stone

Overall: 8 7/16 × 1 1/4 × 11/16 in. (21.5 × 3.2 × 1.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alexis Chapman Proctor, Class of 1918



Place Made: United States, North America

Object Name


Research Area

Native American

Native American: Plains

Not on view

Publication History

Mary A. Proctor, The Indians of the Winnipesaukee and Pemigewasset Valleys, Franklin, New Hampshire: Towne & Robie, Publishers, 1930, Plate XII, no. ; Plate XVI, no.


Collected by a member of the Proctor Family; Alexis Chapman Proctor (1895-1979, Class of 1918), Franklin, New Hampshire; given to present collection, 1949.

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