Accession number: DB30.1
Date: before 1900
Materials: STONE; WOOD; FEATHER
Measurements: 64.8 cm L x 1.7 cm W
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: ARROWHEADS FIT IN SLOTS OF WOODEN SHAFTS WHERE THEY ARE BOUND WITH FLAX. (.1) TWO BROWN AND WHITE FEATHERS BOUND TO SHAFT WITH FLAX. TOP OF SHAFT BEARS BLUE STRIPE.
History of Use: USED BY SIOUX FOR HUNTING.