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Aptewen [Cane]


36.5 in L X 1.75 in W

Currently on loan from the Kansas State Historical Society and on exhibition at the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center is Abram Burnett’s cane. The wooden cane is painted black, with an iron bottom tip and a non-ferromagnetic metal handle. The metal handle is attached to a dirk [small dagger], concealed in the body of the cane.   The blade of the dirk has an acid etched floral design.

Citations

Kansas State Historical Society.KSHS 53.2

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