Northeast/Woodlands

The Northeast Culture Area, also referred to as Woodlands or Great Lakes, includes the area surrounding the Great Lakes and down to part of present-day Tennessee and extends East to the Atlantic Seaboard with the Tidewater area of Virginia marking the southern boundaries. Tribes in this area include Abenaki, Algonkin, Chippewa (Ojibway), Chowanoc, Conoy, Coree, Delaware (Lenni Lenape), Fox (Mesquaki), Hatteras, Illinois, Kickapoo, Machapunga, and Mahican.

 

Moccasins

 
Prairie (Northeast/Woodlands), circa 1850
9 x 3 x 3 ¼ inches
Reference: 10641
 

Spoon

 
Mesquakie (Northeast/Woodlands), circa 1865
9 ½ x 5 ¼ inches
Reference: 15269
 

Moccasins

 
Potawatomi (Northeast/Woodlands), circa 1880
7 ½ x 3 x 3 inches
Reference: 10125
 

Vest

 
Prairie (Northeast/Woodlands), last quarter of the 19th century
20 ½ x 13 ¾ inches
Reference: 20966
 
 

Spoon

 
Great Lakes (Northeast/Woodlands), last quarter of the 19th century
7 ¾ x 5 x 5 inches
Reference: 17894
 

Moccasins

 
Potawatomi (Northeast/Woodlands), circa 1880
11 inches
Reference: 10124