Arrow Item Number: 3194/29 from the MOA: University of British Columbia


Arrow. Small projectile point is made of stone, thin and finely carved with side and basil notches. Blue painted sinew attaches it to the arrow shaft, which is painted red. Past centre point and at end are a further two areas of blue sinew wrapping holding the remnants of red and white feathers. End comes to a blunt point.


Robert Gale's grandfather (Gervase Edward Gale) was a missionary and principal of St. Paul's School at Cardston, Alberta, on the Blood Reserve, c. 1904-1910. His grandmother, Hattie May is said to have collected the Blood (Kainai) objects in MOA accessions 3194 and 3239.