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The medicine shield was made of animal skin or hide stretched over a wooden hoop. 

Around the edges were attached feathers & fringes.


While many of the shields were not used as actual physical protection, they were carried with them, attached in some way upon animals or were put in places/poles of Honour, to the East of the warrior's lodge.


Approx 8 cm x 15cm long 

Mohawk Medicine Shield D25E

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