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Date
1870 – 1972
Material
metal; sinew
Catalogue Number
104.35.3002
Description
Metal tube with six round holes down the length and rectangular opening near mouthpiece wrapped with sinew. Orange “ALBERTA STONEY INDIAN HAND CRAFTS MORLEY - ALBERTA” tag with CRW’s writing on reverse: “Born 1876 about Edwin Dixon died June 15 ‘72 The flute given moon on geese Mar 1st 1876 Old …
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Title
Flute
Date
1870 – 1972
Material
metal; sinew
Dimensions
1.4 x 1.4 x 30.8 cm
Description
Metal tube with six round holes down the length and rectangular opening near mouthpiece wrapped with sinew. Orange “ALBERTA STONEY INDIAN HAND CRAFTS MORLEY - ALBERTA” tag with CRW’s writing on reverse: “Born 1876 about Edwin Dixon died June 15 ‘72 The flute given moon on geese Mar 1st 1876 Old flute given by Hudson Bay Maria Lefthand.”
Subject
Indians, Stoney
Edwin Dixon
Mina Lefthand
music
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.35.3002
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Date
1977
Material
skin; wood; sinew
Catalogue Number
104.33.0017
Description
A round hand drum of creamy coloured rawhide stretched over carefully constructed and reinforced wooden frame hoop. Edges of rawhide pierced and laced with heavy sinew along circumference of hoop with lacing caught at evenly spaced intervals with other pieces of sinew which are stretched tightly ac…
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Title
Hand Drum
Date
1977
Material
skin; wood; sinew
Dimensions
5.4 x 31.3 cm
Description
A round hand drum of creamy coloured rawhide stretched over carefully constructed and reinforced wooden frame hoop. Edges of rawhide pierced and laced with heavy sinew along circumference of hoop with lacing caught at evenly spaced intervals with other pieces of sinew which are stretched tightly across back of drum and woven about in a ring with another piece of sinew at the centre. Face of drum scratched.
Subject
Indians, Stoney
ceremonial
Mina Lefthand
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.33.0017
Images
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Date
1970
Material
skin; metal
Catalogue Number
103.08.3009
Description
Thick leather fold-over purse decorated with four rows of brass tacks curved arond a cross at the centre of the top flap. Back of purse has a 2.5 cm wide leather strap for slipping belt through. Tag printed with “ALBERTA STONEY INDIAN HAND CRAFTS MORLEY - ALBERTA” with a teepee and symbols. Th…
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Title
Purse
Date
1970
Material
skin; metal
Dimensions
11.0 x 14.5 cm
Description
Thick leather fold-over purse decorated with four rows of brass tacks curved arond a cross at the centre of the top flap. Back of purse has a 2.5 cm wide leather strap for slipping belt through. Tag printed with “ALBERTA STONEY INDIAN HAND CRAFTS MORLEY - ALBERTA” with a teepee and symbols. The reverse of the tag has CRW's writing: "Purse for belt belonged to Edwin Dixons mother - Belt he wore & is worn out Mina Lefthand - blind since he was 7."
Subject
Indians, Stoney
crafts
leatherwork
Edwin Dixon
Mina Lefthand
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.3009
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Date
1971
Material
stone
Catalogue Number
112.03.3001
Description
Rectangular white stone with dark green, blue and white inclusion. Accompanied by a piece of paper with CRW writing: “Mina Lefthand rock from Squaw Valley west of Nanton - willow creek is weat of Clairesholm & can get to Squaw Valley that way. Has more rock. April 12 1971.”
Title
Rock
Date
1971
Material
stone
Dimensions
4.0 x 6.0 x 7.5 cm
Description
Rectangular white stone with dark green, blue and white inclusion. Accompanied by a piece of paper with CRW writing: “Mina Lefthand rock from Squaw Valley west of Nanton - willow creek is weat of Clairesholm & can get to Squaw Valley that way. Has more rock. April 12 1971.”
Subject
Indians, Stoney
migration
travel
Mina Lefthand
geology
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
112.03.3001
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