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Small carved spoon which has become a rich brown colour through use. The spoon has a short handle and a concave bowl. Inside the bowl a fish-tail has been carved, on the under-side of the bowl a sculpin head has been carved.; Good


Given the subject matter of the carving, a sculpin, it is possible the spoon was part of a shaman' s regalia. Sculpins, together with land otters, devilfish, etc. were Yek or the shaman' s spirit helpers whom he had acquired on his initiatory vision quest (G.Crowther). The original European tribal names and, where possible, current tribal names have both been given in separate GLT fields. 1934.175 A is a wooden pipe, see 1934.175/Ref.1; Collected by: Watts.T in ?1884

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