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Archaeology
Weapons
Weapons ➔ Knapped Projectile Point

Identifier:
2003.22.20
Description:
Elongated, serrated cutting edge. White chert with small rust-colored specks. No notches. This appears to be a modern replica of curio value.;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.;Given to Dr. Dwight Schroeder by a Native American patient. Donated to the Museum by his 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:
1958 – 1988
Materials:
Flint Knapping, Chert Stone
Dimensions:
5.5" h 1" w
Current Location Status:
In Storage
Source:
In Memory Of M.D. Dwight M. Shcroeder
Maker/Donor
Schroeder-Holmes, Dr. Janet