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Collection Tier:
Tier 2

Weapons
Native American - Woodland ➔ Axe Head

Identifier:
116493
Description:
Steel axe head, likely imported to the Americas from Europe for the fur trade.
Materials:
Steel
Dimensions:
5" h 2" w 1.5" d
Current Location Status:
On Exhibit
Source:
Gift Of Jennie Hyser Friant
Exhibit/Program
Great Lakes Fur Traders (after 2015)
At the heart of the fur trade was the development of effective communication between two radically different cultures.  Both the Native Americans and the Europeans were changed by their contact with each other, yet they managed to create a mutually beneficial system which persisted for 250 years.
Makers/Donors
Odawa

Friant, Jennie Hyser
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