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HeaddressA8234
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Black headdress with a long beak-like mouth. The lower portion of the beak is wired on the inside to open and close. Three small holes are visible beside the lower beak. The eye is a black circle within a red oval and there is a small rounded ear on either side. Between the ears, the back of the headdress is open. There are two upper wooden braces and one lower for support.

Culture
Nuu-chah-nulth: Ahousaht
Material
wood, steel metal and paint
Made in
Ahousat, British Columbia, Canada
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Basket636/24 a-b
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A small light brown cylindrical basket (part a) with a lid (part b). There are two brown and orange birds on opposite sides of the basket (part a) with wings outstretched and holding an arrow pointing counter-clock-wise with their feet. Two brown canoes are in between these birds on either sides. There are three horizontal rows of dark brown, yellow, and dark brown around the bottom of the basket (part a). The side of the basket tapers into an upright rim. The lid (part b) has a round red-brown knob at the top centre surrounded by a yellow, green, and red-brown sun-like circle with the same two birds on either sides. There are three horizontal rows of dark brown, yellow, and dark brown around the side of the lid (part b).

Culture
Nuu-chah-nulth: Ahousaht
Material
grass and cedar bark ?
Made in
Ahousat, British Columbia, Canada
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Napkin Ring636/25
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A wide oval light yellow-brown basketry ring. The letters "B. L. B." in blue are on one side and a green and orange bird with wings outstretched above a green arrow is on the other side. The edge rims have a horizontal row of red on the outside and of blue on the inside.

Culture
Nuu-chah-nulth
Material
grass and cedar bark
Made in
Ahousat, British Columbia, Canada
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Basket636/27 a-b
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A small light brown oval basket (part a) with a lid (part b). Two horizontal red, and purple rows go around the bottom of the basket (part a). There is a purple whale on one side of the basket (part a), and a purple and blue canoe with people dressed in green and orange on the other side. The side of the basket tapers into an upright rim. The flat lid (part b) has a blue oval centre with a purple and blue canoe with people dressed in green and orange on either side of it. There is a horizontal red row around the bottom side of the lid (part b) with blue twining around the edge in between the top of the lid and its side.

Culture
Nuu-chah-nulth
Material
grass and cedar bark ?
Made in
Ahousat, British Columbia, Canada
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Basket2628/1
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Rectangular cedar bark basket with braided handles. Swamp grass mid-section has a thunderbird with arrow design, bordered on top and bottom by a purple and a green and yellow checkered band.

Culture
Nuu-chah-nulth
Material
cedar bark, dye and swamp grass
Made in
Ahousat, British Columbia, Canada
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Tie1256/4
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Leather tie for lehal game pieces (1256/3 a-d).

Culture
Nuu-chah-nulth
Material
leather skin
Made in
Ahousat, British Columbia, Canada
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Mat1760/3
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Large rectangular mat of plaited weaving with border in dark brown. Double width plaiting at outer edge of mat. Deterioration at centre line of both dimensions from previous folds.

Culture
Nuu-chah-nulth: Ahousaht
Material
cedar bark, dye and cherry bark ?
Made in
Ahousat, British Columbia, Canada
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Gambling Game PiecesNb11.382 a-d
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Four clear plastic lehal game pieces with red paint markings added to two pieces (each with 2 lines and 5 circles), round pieces of orange-brown skin adhered to each end of all pieces.

Culture
Nuu-chah-nulth
Material
plastic, paint, skin and adhesive
Made in
Ahousat, British Columbia, Canada
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Gambling Game SticksNb11.381 a-l
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Set of painted lehal sticks (11 game sticks: five are blue with black bands, five are blue with red bands, 1 has red and black bands) and leather tie which ties around the whole group of sticks. (Game sticks are a-k, leather tie is part l).

Culture
Nuu-chah-nulth
Material
yellow cedar wood, paint and leather skin
Made in
Ahousat, British Columbia, Canada
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Mat636/13
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An oval light brown basketry woven mat with a thin orange oval centre surrounded by an oval line of dark brown triangles. The main design consists of two brown birds, opposite each other on the sides with their wings outstretched and holding a green arrow pointing clock-wise with their feet and two dark brown whales opposite each other at either ends. The main design is in between an oval line of brown figure-eight weave outlined with dark brown. The rim has three oval lines of green, orange, and dark brown along the edges.

Culture
Nuu-chah-nulth
Material
grass, cedar bark ? and dye
Made in
Ahousat, British Columbia, Canada
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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