Artist Chippewa, Native American
Maker Chief David Shoppenagon, Chippewa, Native American, 1809 - 1911
  • Canoe Paddle
Date ca. 1895
Medium wood (possibly pine)
Dimensions Overall: 64 1/2 × 6 1/4 inches (163.8 × 15.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Richard Pohrt, Jr.
Accession Number 2007.35
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
Signed Signed in pencil, 20" upwards from the bottom on one side: DS
Henry Dinninger acquired from a family at (Higgins Lake, Michigan, USA);
purchased by Mike Slasinski (Saginaw, Michigan, USA).
purchased by Richard Pohrt, Jr.;
2007-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)