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Title: Belt

Date: mid 20th century

Creator: Unknown

Additional Creator Information: Nehiwyan (Cree)

Medium: webbing, brass, glass beads

This belt is made of a material called webbing . Have you ever seen this material before? The military uses it for belts and straps.

When I look closely at the buckle I can see an animal. Why would someone want that an

Collection Area: Native North America

Rights Holder: Collection of Glenbow Museum

Catalogue No: AP 2662

Image No: P0017304

Learn More:
This artifact can be used in conjunction with Nehiwayak: Traditions of the Cree People education guide from the online teacher's resource series 21st Century Learning: Links to Our Collection.


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