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Model of a Split-Prow Sea Otter Hunting Canoe

Wood and fur

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 54.E1.1
Geography: North and Central America, United States, Alaska, Yakutat
Classification: Transportation and Distribution Artifacts; Water Transportation and Accessories
Culture/Nationality: Tlingit, Northwest Coast Native American, Native American, North American

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  • canoes - Lightly built, slender, open craft of shallow draft that are paddled and not rowed and normally double-ended; may have sails.
  • models - Refers to scaled or lifesize representations of objects, structures, beings, or other subjects, usually three-dimensional.
  • Native American - Typically reserved to refer narrowly to the cultures of the native peoples of the United States and Canada, excluding the Eskimos and Aleuts. For the indigenous peoples of Canada use the term "First Nations." For the broader concept of the cultures of any native peoples of Central America, South America, North America, or the West Indies who are considered to belong to the Mongoloid division of the human species, use "Amerindian (culture)."
  • North American - Refers to the cultures of the continent of North America, which is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean, the Pacific Ocean, the Arctic Circle, and Central America. In classifications schemes based on physical geography, Central America, and North America are parts of the same continent.
  • Northwest Coast Native American styles - Styles belonging to Northwest Coast Native American cultures.
  • Tlingit
  • woodcarving - The art of fashioning or ornamenting objects of wood by cutting with a sharp implement.

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Exhibition List
This object was included in the following exhibitions:
  • Frederica de Laguna: At Home in the Arctic Bryn Mawr College , Oct 1, 2010 – Mar 31, 2013
  • Frederica DeLaguna: Contributions of an American Anthropologist to the Bryn Mawr College Collections Bryn Mawr College , Apr 1, 1999 – Dec 15, 2003

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<ref name=BMC>cite web |url= |title=Model of a Split-Prow Sea Otter Hunting Canoe |author=Bryn Mawr College Library Special Collections |accessdate=3/27/2023 |publisher=Bryn Mawr College</ref>

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