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Tutle Has an Umbrella
Agnes Shawanessi
Odawa, Harbor Springs, Emmet County, Michigan
c1965
Cotton with cotton filling
76" x 86”
MSUM 7029.1; Gift of Charlie Meyers
Photo by Doug Elbinger, all rights reseved by the Michigan State University Museum

The turtle is an common symbol of Woodland Indian iconography.


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