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Moccasins (059549.000)

Image | Gwich’in men, 1877

Two Gwich’in men from the Fort Yukon area with rifles and beaded garments. The man on the right also carries a knife with a double-spiral hilt in a beaded sheath. St. Michael, 1877.

Photo by Edward W. Nelson; courtesy of the National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution, GN SI 06383.

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