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Collection Tier:
Tier 3

Native American - Woodland
Ceremonial Artifacts ➔ Talking Stick

Identifier:
E2006.1.119
Description:
Per written attached label: Used by many nations, the talking stick was used to keep order, only one rule-the holder of the stick is the only one allowed to speak. Once finished, he or she passes it on to the next speaker. Signed: Stan of the Eagle II 

Buckskin wrapped stick also covered in fur, deer bone, turquoise, and glass. 
Materials:
Buckskin, Fur, Deer Bone, Turquoise, Glass
Dimensions:
13" h 3" w 3" d
Current Location Status:
Education Program
Source:
Museum Collection
Exhibit/Program
Discovery Kit: Anishinabek Culture (October 25 2019)
Discovery Kits include a variety of artifacts and specimens from the Museum’s Collection that allow students to investigate global and local objects. The Collections support the Museum’s mission of inspiring curiosity and discovery around science, history, and culture. Each kit includes objects from the Museums archives, helpful resources and suggested activities. Discovery Kits are a great way for teachers to incorporate primary source and object-based learning into the classroom or as a way to prepare for or extend a Museum visit.