Headdresses, 7 sea-lion's teeth. Sept. 23, 1911. One sent to Am. Mus. Nat. Hist.-Exch. "Worn in the White Deerskin Dance; has never been used. Additional material: wooden sockets to hold tusks in place which have been painted red." (George Blake, 9/95)

From the History Information Station "Object: Hook headdress made of a buckskin ring with seven sea lion tusks attached. It was collected among the lower Klamath River peoples, and dates to the late 19th or early 20th century.History: This headdress is worn by the flint carrier in the White Deerskin Dance. Anyone with the desire and skill might become a dancer, but the flint carriers are usually specialists. Flint carriers tend to be young men who perform with a bit of a swagger."

Used: White Deerskin Dance

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