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Separateur Name

Name of the jewelery:

Navajo Water canteen

Separateur History


A canteen with a corn kachina face design, leather straps, with several colors on it, signed with corn and fish hallmarks on it.
The history of this was it was used as a water canteen. They used to fill it up at springs on there journey to find a home.
They would also have runners that would run to every village and share the water they had brought back with them.
The canteen used to be plain with no designs on it.

Separateur Artist

Informations about the artist:

Jean Sahmie. Her clan is Butterfly and Badger.

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