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Title: Simple Identifier: Carved Ceremonial Spear
Keywords: Object Type 1: Dałaᵋso / Dała’su (dance accessory, held)
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Object Type 3: Other
Object Type (Other): Spear
Subject Matter Keyword 1: Qwaq!wane / Ḵwaḵ’wani (Crane, Heron)
Subject Matter Keyword 2: G̣waᵋwina / G̱wa’wina (Raven)
Subject Matter Keyword 3:
Subject Matter Keyword (Other):
Cultural Style 1: Kwakwᴇk·ᴇᵋwakᵘ / Kwakwa̱kạ'wakw (=Kwakiutl)
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Cultural Style 3:
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Description: Colors 1: Green
Colors 2: Black
Colors 3: Red
Colors (Other): dark red
Repository Narrative (English): WW'S DESCRIPTIONS FROM U'MISTA DATABASE: Carved ceremonial spear with crane or heron head carved parallel to spear tip. Steel spear tip is held in place with metal band. Bird head = width/depth dimensions below. FROM THE EMB CATALOGUE CARD: GEGENSTAND: Large spear (similar to a "boar spear") with a beautifully painted, heavy shaft. OTHER: Nutlmatl-lance {?}. cf. Boas Societies p.475 LEDGER: Large spear (similar to a "boar spear") with a beautifully painted, heavy shaft.
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