People of the Waters - Fur Trade
OPM #:
2010.103.2
Object Name:
Bead
Description:
Trade beads strung onto cotton twine. Records indicate that these beads were "used as money in payment for the land (which is) now Outagamie County, Wisconsin, which was ceded by the Menominee Tribe under Chief Oshkosh to the Oneidas in 1845."
Collector:
Buckstaff, Ralph N.
Material:
Glass/Silk/Cotton
Culture/Period:
Menominee
Oneida
Dimensions:
L-2.5 cm
Year Range to:
1845
People:
Chief Oshkosh
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