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Necklace with mescal beans, bear claws, and turtle vertebra / Wolf Robe Hunt

Curatorial Remarks

Wolf Robe Hunt was a jeweler that lived outside of Tulsa, and they became ostracized from the Acoma. He wrote a book on horses of Acoma, and he was ostracized because he said things that he was not allowed to talk about. He made jewelry for Indians and non-Indians.

Tags: necklace, turtle, bear claw
People: Acoma, Wolf Robe Hunt
Places: Tulsa, Oklahoma
Purpose: commercial sale, domestic use

From interviews with Dr. Garrick Bailey, 2018-2020 University of Tulsa, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology

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Necklace with mescal beans, bear claws, and turtle vertebra
Wolf Robe Hunt (Artist)
Native American; Acoma
claw (bear), bean (mescal), glass, hide, turtle
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
Gift of Margarita McCombs
Accession No: 
Previous Number(s): 
TL1982; 8427.2285; 36044
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