Hooks and spears used in fishing

  • Exhibition Text

    • The salmon spear was fitted with a long shaft. Ducks were caught with hooks baited with herring and sunk about four inches below the surface of the water.

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  • Collection Information

    • (Hook)
      Catalog No: 16 / 1711 Field No: 56
      Culture: Nuu-chah-nulth, CLAYOQUATH
      Locale: BC, VANCOUVER ISLAND, WEST COAST
      Country: CANADA
      Dimensions: L:16.5 W:7.5 [in CM]
      Acquisition Year: 1897 [EXPEDITION]
      Donor: JACOBSEN, F.

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      (Hook)
      Catalog No: 16 / 1713 Field No: 54
      Culture: Nuu-chah-nulth, CLAYOQUATH
      Locale: BC, VANCOUVER ISLAND, WEST COAST
      Country: CANADA
      Dimensions: L:7 W:3.5 [in CM]
      Acquisition Year: 1897 [EXPEDITION]
      Donor: JACOBSEN, F.

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      (Harpoon)
      Catalog No: 16 / 1752 Field No: 128
      Culture: Nuu-chah-nulth, CLAYOQUATH
      Locale: BC, VANCOUVER ISLAND, WEST COAST
      Country: CANADA
      Dimensions: L:10 W:2.5 [in CM]
      Acquisition Year: 1897 [EXPEDITION]
      Donor: JACOBSEN, F.

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