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DesBrisay Museum & Exhibition Centre

Arrow


Accession number: DB30.2
Category: Edged weapon
Date: before 1900
Materials: Stone; Wood; Feather
Measurements: 68 cm L x 1.6 cm W
Marks/Label: None
Culture: Sioux
Subject: Aboriginals, Sioux
Narrative: The Sioux are a Native American tribe and First Nations band government in North America. The term can refer to any ethnic group within the Great Sioux Nation or any of the nation's many language dialects. Sioux warriors used bows and arrows, spears, war clubs, and buffalo-hide shields.
Description: (.2) REMAINS OF THREE BROWN AND WHITE FEATHERS BOUND TO SHAFT WITH FLAX. TOP OF SHAFT BEARS BLUE STRIPE.
History of Use: Used by the Sioux for hunting.