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Courting Flute by Raymond Shot with Two Arrows,
Sioux Nation, Rosebud Reservation, South Dakota, 1998

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Courting flute by Raymond Shot with Two Arrows, Sioux Nation, Rosebud Reservation, SD, 1998

Side view

NMM 9948.  Courting flute by Raymond Shot with Two Arrows, Sioux Nation, Rosebud Reservation, South Dakota, 1998. End-blown, external duct flute of cedar with saddle carved as stylized turtle on pedestal. Length of cedar split, hollowed and glued and pressed together, stained dark brown. Unfinished. Board of Trustees, 1998.


Turtle-Shaped Saddle and Air Holes Over Which Saddle is Placed

Saddle Another view of saddle

Air holes over which saddle is placed


Mouthpiece

Mouthpiece

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