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Native American - Woodland
Native American ➔ Quilled Coasters, 5

Identifier:
2003.22.12.1-5
Description:
5 coiled grass disks surrounding a central birch bark disk. Minimal quill decoration in the form of a red tulip or rose.;Dr. Dwight Schroeder was a physician that treated Native Americans in the Sutton's Bay area for free and/or reduced fees in the mid-20th century. He saw the poverty of their circumstances and believed that a renaissance of traditional Indian culture would benefit the community. He helped organize and finance the first annual Leelanau Pow-wow in 1971, and was given the honorary title of "Mush-ke-ke-anena" (Medicine Man) in 1972. He was also given a beaded dance outfit and other traditional Woodland Indian art objects in gratitude for his contributions to the Indian community.;Originally gifts to Dr. Dwight Schroeder from his Native American patients. Given to the Museum by the Dr.'s widow.;Dr. Dwight Schroeder was a physician that treated Native Americans in the Sutton's Bay area for free and/or reduced fees in the mid-20th century. He saw the poverty of their circumstances and believed that a renaissance of traditional Indian culture would benefit the community. He helped organize and finance the first annual Leelanau Pow-wow in 1971, and was given the honorary title of "Mush-ke-ke-anena" (Medicine Man) in 1972. He was also given a beaded dance outfit and other traditional Woodland Indian art objects in gratitude for his contributions to the Indian community.
Date:
1957 – 1988
Materials:
Coiled Grass And Porcupine Quill Applique, Sweetgrass, Thread, Porcupine Quill, Birch Bark
Current Location Status:
In Storage
Source:
In Memory Of M.D. Dwight M. Shcroeder
Rights:

Exhibit/Program
Virtual Discovery Kit: Foodways (May 2020)
Food is a universal language. Discover how cultures around the world work in the kitchen.
Maker/Donor
Schroeder-Holmes, Dr. Janet