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unknown Ojibwa
Ojibwa Primary

Model of Canoe

Birch bark and quills

11 5/8 in. (29.5 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 70.E1.84
Other Number(s): 24300 (The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Number)
Geography: North and Central America, Canada
Classification: Transportation and Distribution Artifacts; Water Transportation and Accessories
Culture/Nationality: Ojibwa, Native American
Collection: William S. Vaux Collection of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia

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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)."
  • Ojibwa - Refers to the culture of the Ojibwa, Algonquian-speaking Indians who historically lived along the northern shore of Lake Huron and both shores of Lake Superior from what is now Minnesota to the Turtle Mountains of North Dakota, as well as from southern Saskatchewan to Quebec in Canada. Today, Ojibwa communities exist in several different tribes across the Great Lakes region in the United States and Canada.

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