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|Cradle Board An Iroquoian cradle board, used for carrying
infants and showing Iroquois floral artistry in its decoration.
|Inuit Spiritual Forces Two works by native artists presented on
Canadian postage stamps, Return of the Sun by Kinojouak, and the Sea-Goddess, Sedna, by
|Fish Hooks Copper and iron fish hooks of the Naskopi, c. 1863,
showing the use of European-derived metals by native adaptors.
|Cree Artifacts Cree artifacts from Ruperts Land in Manitoba,
sketched in 1858, including a saddle, whip and stirrup, and medicine drums.
|Little Chief A drawing by Ma-wo-ma (Little Chief), Chief of the
Snake Indians, 1867. Facsimile of a watercolour by Alfred J. Miller (1810-1874).
|Ceremonial Bag A Blackfoot ceremonial bag.
|Beothuk Drawings Beothuk drawings by Shanawdithit,
representing a variety of items such as cups, spears, etc., c. 1829.
|Montagnais Pipe A Montagnais pipe, c. 1863. Watercolour by
William G. Richardson Hind (1833-1889).
|Pipe Bags Indian pipe-bags.
|Subarctic Indians A Canadian postage stamp depicting art from
Indians of the Subarctic.
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