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Description

Wooden awl, inside a beaded, lidded container. Long, rounded wood piece comes to a sharp point at bottom, flat on top end. Rawhide container (part c) holds awl in it's entirety, and includes an overlapping lid (part b) that is round at mouth, tapered at top.. Both are fully covered on exterior in blue glass beads with stripes of black and orange, with lid holding lines of pink along edges.

Narrative

Sandra Dent'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. Her grandmother, Hattie May is said to have collected the Blood (Kainai) objects in MOA accessions 3194 and 3239.

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