Nova Scotia Museum
Mi'kmaq Portraits Collection


Date: 1895 ca


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Place: Nova Scotia

Source: Nova Scotia Museum, Halifax

Reference Number: P113/ N-10,654

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This wigwam is built to the V-frame pattern and covered with slabs of spruce bark. That may be a woodstove chimney sticking out of the top. This is a basketmaker's camp: note the woodsplints lying on the ground in the lower right corner.


men; women; children; basketry, woodsplint, construction of; wigwams, A-frame, spruce-bark; housing, log; tools; axes; saws; Nova Scotia

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