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Date
1950 – 1960
Material
wood; feather; bone
Catalogue Number
104.33.0018
Description
Rattle carved from burled piece of wood. Top burl has been hollowed and filled with small pebbles? and capped with a round flat slice of bone. Burl just beneath has been carved to represent a buffalo head painted black with claws added as horns and beads inserted as eyes. Top burl has been stained …
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Title
Rattle
Date
1950 – 1960
Material
wood; feather; bone
Dimensions
27.7 x 6.0 x 6.3 cm
Description
Rattle carved from burled piece of wood. Top burl has been hollowed and filled with small pebbles? and capped with a round flat slice of bone. Burl just beneath has been carved to represent a buffalo head painted black with claws added as horns and beads inserted as eyes. Top burl has been stained yellow on front with picture of flying eagle, and green on back with drawing of dog's head. Bone at top painted around each nail head with a circle of black outlined in red and a green star at the centre. 'Neck' of buffalo painted with bands of red, black, yellow, green and brown. Three feathers tied in group attached around bottom of handle with a string of sinew.
Subject
Indians
ceremonial
animal
buffalo
bird
eagle
dog
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.33.0018
Images
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Date
1955 – 1975
Material
wood; skin; fibre
Catalogue Number
104.33.0019 a-c
Description
A collection of three crude drumsticks made of sticks of wood with the end wrapped with a softer material. (a) knotty stick with bark scraped off with long piece of tan buckskin, 13 cm sewn to fit around one end. (b) straight stick with bark, dark brown, still on, wrapped at one end with strip of…
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Title
Drumstick Collection
Date
1955 – 1975
Material
wood; skin; fibre
Dimensions
2.9 x 37.5 cm
Description
A collection of three crude drumsticks made of sticks of wood with the end wrapped with a softer material. (a) knotty stick with bark scraped off with long piece of tan buckskin, 13 cm sewn to fit around one end. (b) straight stick with bark, dark brown, still on, wrapped at one end with strip of white muslin which is knotted and tied at bottom of wrapping. (c) smoothly carved stick of light wood with beige pieces of buckskin wrapped at both ends and sewn to fit with sinew.
Subject
Indians
ceremonial
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.33.0019 a-c
Images
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Date
1955 – 1965
Material
skin; hair; wood; feather
Catalogue Number
104.33.0023
Description
Hand drum with round hoop frame covered with hide and brown-grey fur around outside with six long striped features hanging from a buckskin thong spaced evenly around the circumference. Drum head is a circle of hide laced around its edges into the middle of the hoop and painted with a red and blue b…
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Title
Bear Drum
Date
1955 – 1965
Material
skin; hair; wood; feather
Description
Hand drum with round hoop frame covered with hide and brown-grey fur around outside with six long striped features hanging from a buckskin thong spaced evenly around the circumference. Drum head is a circle of hide laced around its edges into the middle of the hoop and painted with a red and blue band around the border with a pencil drawing of a bear's head at the centre. Handholds in the back formed of twisted hide in two loops attached to two strings of twisted hide stretched across the back, with an additional long strap of twisted hide for hanging.See narative.
Subject
Indians
ceremonial
dancing
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.33.0023
Images
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Date
1950 – 1960
Material
stone; wood
Catalogue Number
109.02.0030 a,b
Description
A calumet with grey stone T-shape bowl and long wooden stem; (a) cylindrical smoke bowl sits atop long narrow base which tapers toward front where it is cut off at angle, and is carved into cube shape at end where stem joins; bowl is incised with scratched design of diamond shapes on sides, around …
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Title
Calumet
Date
1950 – 1960
Material
stone; wood
Dimensions
6.7 x 2.2 x 48.7 cm
Description
A calumet with grey stone T-shape bowl and long wooden stem; (a) cylindrical smoke bowl sits atop long narrow base which tapers toward front where it is cut off at angle, and is carved into cube shape at end where stem joins; bowl is incised with scratched design of diamond shapes on sides, around smoke bowl, and on each face of the cube; pipe stem (b) is shaped from stick which thickens and is flattened at bottom near bowl joint; mouthpiece is formed by whittling stem flat at one end, with carved round dowel joint at other to join to bowl; a series of charred lines have been burnt into top and sides of stem; end of stem near mouthpiece shows evidence of having been painted yellow ochre at one time.
Subject
Indians
Noah Goat
ceremonial
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
109.02.0030 a,b
Images
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Date
1950 – 1979
Material
fibre; metal
Catalogue Number
103.07.0137 a-c
Description
A collection of three souvenir type square scarves. (a) white wool like rayon ? printed with a stylized map of Alberta and British Columbia with illustrations depicting all the resort areas of these provinces in their appropriate places on the map. Map surrounded with a heavy border of badly offse…
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Title
Kerchief
Date
1950 – 1979
Material
fibre; metal
Dimensions
68.0 x 66.0 cm
Description
A collection of three souvenir type square scarves. (a) white wool like rayon ? printed with a stylized map of Alberta and British Columbia with illustrations depicting all the resort areas of these provinces in their appropriate places on the map. Map surrounded with a heavy border of badly offset blue flowers, with an outer border at the edge of swimmers, skiers, golfer, etc. in front of a panorama of mountains. Short thread fringe on all four sides. (b) white silky rayon, clusters of brightly coloured international flags around each corner, with a light blue seal of the Soroptimist International Association at the centre, and a banner beneath, "1921 Jubilee 1971". White rolled hem outside narrow blue border line. Printed in one corner. (c) on the blue border, "Mildred Sprout". (c) green and brown rayon "Waltzing Matilda" words and tune printed on a white frame surrounding vignetted scenes taken from the song, all against a green yellow background of grass, trees and bushes. Light brown edge border 3 cm wide with rolled hem on all four sides. Near one corner is attached a small piece of brass coloured metal in the shape of a kangaroo inscribed "Francois".
Subject
households
souvenirs: CRW
Soroptimist
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.07.0137 a-c
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Date
1950 – 1970
Material
foot; skin; wood
Catalogue Number
104.33.1004
Description
Rattle made from a hoof attached to a wooden handle with a piece of hide. The bottom of the handle is also covered in a piece of hide.
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Title
Rattle
Date
1950 – 1970
Material
foot; skin; wood
Description
Rattle made from a hoof attached to a wooden handle with a piece of hide. The bottom of the handle is also covered in a piece of hide.
Subject
Indians, Stoney
ceremonial
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1970
Catalogue Number
104.33.1004
Images
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Date
prior to 1970
Material
grass; glass; skin
Catalogue Number
103.01.3028
Description
Round-braided strand (1.5 cm diameter) of sweetgrass with fringed buckskin ends that are beaded (13.0 cm long) in orange and light green and tied together. Each end of the beading is finished with beaded loops.
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Title
Necklace
Date
prior to 1970
Material
grass; glass; skin
Dimensions
7.0 x 60.0 cm
Description
Round-braided strand (1.5 cm diameter) of sweetgrass with fringed buckskin ends that are beaded (13.0 cm long) in orange and light green and tied together. Each end of the beading is finished with beaded loops.
Subject
Indians
Stoney
crafts
beadwork
costumes
ceremonial
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.01.3028
Images
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Date
prior to 1970
Material
grass; glass; skin
Catalogue Number
103.01.3029
Description
Very finely round-braided strand (2.0 cm diameter) of sweetgrass with fringed buckskin ends that are beaded (12.5 cm long) in white and light green and tied together. Each end of the beading is finished with leather fringe (7.0 cm long). Tag in CRW’s handwriting “Be_l_y Beaver - Sweetgrass Oct 1…
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Title
Necklace
Date
prior to 1970
Material
grass; glass; skin
Dimensions
9.3 x 62.0 cm
Description
Very finely round-braided strand (2.0 cm diameter) of sweetgrass with fringed buckskin ends that are beaded (12.5 cm long) in white and light green and tied together. Each end of the beading is finished with leather fringe (7.0 cm long). Tag in CRW’s handwriting “Be_l_y Beaver - Sweetgrass Oct 17 credit.”
Subject
Indians
Stoney
crafts
beadwork
costumes
ceremonial
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.01.3029
Images
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Date
prior to 1970
Material
grass; glass; skin
Catalogue Number
103.01.3030
Description
Round-braided strand ( 1.7 cm diameter) of sweetgrass. Both ends of the strand are joined in a red, white and orange beaded (9.0 cm long) buckskin tube with fringe (16.5 cm long) at the end.
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Title
Necklace
Date
prior to 1970
Material
grass; glass; skin
Dimensions
8.0 x 72.0 cm
Description
Round-braided strand ( 1.7 cm diameter) of sweetgrass. Both ends of the strand are joined in a red, white and orange beaded (9.0 cm long) buckskin tube with fringe (16.5 cm long) at the end.
Subject
Indians
Stoney
crafts
beadwork
costumes
ceremonial
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.01.3030
Images
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Date
prior to 1979
Material
skin; shell; metal; feather; plastic
Catalogue Number
103.05.3015
Description
Pieced white buckskin trimmed with three different sets (two geometric, one floral) of bead strips, a medallion and six other pieces of beadwork with diamond patterns. There are a number of ermine pelts, cowrie shells, bells, dyed feathers and a plastic shrunken head souvenir attached to the robe.…
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Title
Robe
Date
prior to 1979
Material
skin; shell; metal; feather; plastic
Description
Pieced white buckskin trimmed with three different sets (two geometric, one floral) of bead strips, a medallion and six other pieces of beadwork with diamond patterns. There are a number of ermine pelts, cowrie shells, bells, dyed feathers and a plastic shrunken head souvenir attached to the robe. Tag attached: “note incl- ‘Julia say (sic) not chicken but poss. sun dance cape’.”
Subject
Indians
crafts
beadwork
ceremonial
souvenirs
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.05.3015
Images
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Date
prior to 1979
Material
skin; glass; feather
Catalogue Number
103.05.3016
Description
Rectangular hide with fringe along the bottom edge. Dyed feathers, ermine pelts and one piece of beadwork (white, red, blue) attached to the front of the apron. Long thong ties attached at waist. Tag attached: “note in bag - ‘poss. dance bustle or apron Stoney’,” and on reverse in CRW handwriti…
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Title
Apron
Date
prior to 1979
Material
skin; glass; feather
Dimensions
78.0 x 44.0 cm
Description
Rectangular hide with fringe along the bottom edge. Dyed feathers, ermine pelts and one piece of beadwork (white, red, blue) attached to the front of the apron. Long thong ties attached at waist. Tag attached: “note in bag - ‘poss. dance bustle or apron Stoney’,” and on reverse in CRW handwriting “Old Joe Kootenay.”
Subject
Indians
Stoney
Joe Kootenay
crafts
beadwork
ceremonial
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.05.3016
Images
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Date
prior to 1979
Material
skin; fibre; feather; glass
Catalogue Number
103.05.3018
Description
Red and blue printed fabric with attached feathers covering entire surface. Beaded waistband with black and white glass hair pipes (2.8 x 0.3 cm) and animal tails attached. The apron has a canvas backing.
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Title
Apron
Date
prior to 1979
Material
skin; fibre; feather; glass
Dimensions
46.0 x 77.0 cm
Description
Red and blue printed fabric with attached feathers covering entire surface. Beaded waistband with black and white glass hair pipes (2.8 x 0.3 cm) and animal tails attached. The apron has a canvas backing.
Subject
Indians
crafts
beading
ceremonial
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.05.3018
Images
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Date
prior to 1970
Material
antler; wood; skin
Catalogue Number
109.02.3008
Description
Peeled stick wtih red and green lines drawn around the stick (marker?). There are pieces of fringed commercial hide attached at both ends and the middle of the stick. A forked antler is attached to one end.
Title
Ceremonial Stick
Date
prior to 1970
Material
antler; wood; skin
Dimensions
13.5 x 4.9 x 70.0 cm
Description
Peeled stick wtih red and green lines drawn around the stick (marker?). There are pieces of fringed commercial hide attached at both ends and the middle of the stick. A forked antler is attached to one end.
Subject
Indians
ceremonial
dancing
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
109.02.3008
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Date
prior to 1970
Material
feather; skin
Catalogue Number
109.02.3011
Description
Three bunches of feathers with dried flesh attached. Tag: “Eagle Feathers brought by Old Joe Kootenay.”
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Title
Feather Fan
Date
prior to 1970
Material
feather; skin
Dimensions
12.0 x 61.0 cm
Description
Three bunches of feathers with dried flesh attached. Tag: “Eagle Feathers brought by Old Joe Kootenay.”
Subject
Indians, Stoney
Joe Kootenay
feathers
dancing
ceremonial
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
109.02.3011
Images
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Date
prior to 1970
Material
wood
Catalogue Number
109.02.3012
Description
Turned wood (looks like a baluster) with a shaped wooden bowl attached near the end opposite the mouthpiece. The pipe is nailed together. Tag with CRW writing: “From Big Horn probably Laurier Hunter” on one side, and “Old Wildman fr. Big Horn” on the reverse.
Title
Calumet
Date
prior to 1970
Material
wood
Dimensions
16.0 x 3.5 x 67.0 cm
Description
Turned wood (looks like a baluster) with a shaped wooden bowl attached near the end opposite the mouthpiece. The pipe is nailed together. Tag with CRW writing: “From Big Horn probably Laurier Hunter” on one side, and “Old Wildman fr. Big Horn” on the reverse.
Subject
Indians, Stoney
Laurier Hunter
ceremonial
smoking
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
109.02.3012
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Date
prior to 1970
Material
hoof; glass; skin
Catalogue Number
109.02.3019
Description
Replica of a hairbag, (could be displayed Re: Corleigh Belton July 2013) beaded front and back, with rounded bottom corners. The bag has red and white stepped diamonds on a black background with a pink and black border on one side, and a black and white ‘checker-board’ pattern on the reverse with …
Title
Hairbag
Date
prior to 1970
Material
hoof; glass; skin
Dimensions
3.5 x 22.0 x 48.0 cm
Description
Replica of a hairbag, (could be displayed Re: Corleigh Belton July 2013) beaded front and back, with rounded bottom corners. The bag has red and white stepped diamonds on a black background with a pink and black border on one side, and a black and white ‘checker-board’ pattern on the reverse with 2 radiating circles near the bottom edge. The bag has a braided hide handle attached at the top corners. There are four pieces of hoof hanging from the bottom edge of the bag. The bag has been sewn shut.
Subject
Indians
crafts
beadwork
ceremonial
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
109.02.3019
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Date
prior to 1970
Material
glass; skin
Catalogue Number
109.02.3022
Description
Light hide machine sewn bag with drawstring at top and fringe attached to bottom edge. Both sides of the bag have a beaded patch (15.0 x 20.0 cm) with red, white and yellow triangles and a diamond on a blue background with dark blue triangles along the edges.
Title
Calumet Bag
Date
prior to 1970
Material
glass; skin
Dimensions
20.0 x 57.0 cm
Description
Light hide machine sewn bag with drawstring at top and fringe attached to bottom edge. Both sides of the bag have a beaded patch (15.0 x 20.0 cm) with red, white and yellow triangles and a diamond on a blue background with dark blue triangles along the edges.
Subject
Indians
crafts
beadwork
ceremonial
smoking
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
109.02.3022
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Date
prior to 1970
Material
glass; skin
Catalogue Number
109.02.3037
Description
Replica of a hairbag (could be displayed Re: Corleigh Belton July 2013). Small bag, stiched shut along the top edge, with both sides fully beaded. One side has a pattern of green and white squares with a blue and black triangle border, the other side has a multicoloured stepped diamond on a blue b…
Title
Hairbag
Date
prior to 1970
Material
glass; skin
Dimensions
9.5 x 16.3 cm
Description
Replica of a hairbag (could be displayed Re: Corleigh Belton July 2013). Small bag, stiched shut along the top edge, with both sides fully beaded. One side has a pattern of green and white squares with a blue and black triangle border, the other side has a multicoloured stepped diamond on a blue background with a black edge on three sides and three black squares along the top edge. The bag has a braided hide handle (39.0 x 2.0 cm) with fur attached. The bottom edge of the bag has beaded hanging thong with fur tufts at the end.
Subject
Indians
crafts
beadwork
ceremonial
religious
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
109.02.3037
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Date
prior to 1970
Material
stone; grass
Catalogue Number
109.02.3042
Description
Brown-grey triangular rock with a hole filled with crushed and dried plant material.
Title
Incense Rock
Date
prior to 1970
Material
stone; grass
Dimensions
5.5 x 9.0 x 10.0 cm
Description
Brown-grey triangular rock with a hole filled with crushed and dried plant material.
Subject
Indians
ceremonial
religious
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
109.02.3042
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Date
prior to 1970
Material
sinew; feather
Catalogue Number
109.02.3045
Description
Small bundle of feathers (natural brown and dyed pink) bound together with sinew.
Title
Fan
Date
prior to 1970
Material
sinew; feather
Dimensions
11.0 x 19.5 cm
Description
Small bundle of feathers (natural brown and dyed pink) bound together with sinew.
Subject
Indians
ceremonial
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
109.02.3045
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