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Two Drum Beaters by Lyle Dion, Sr., South Dakota, ca. 2000

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Drum beater by Lyle Dion, Sr., South Dakota, ca. 2000 (PA-061)


Another drum beater by Dion (PA-062)


PA-061 and PA-062.  Drum beaters by Lyle Dion, Sr., Sioux Nation, South Dakota, ca. 2000. Sun Dance style beater with two stuffed wool heads. Wrapped red, gold, black and white woven cording adorns handle between heads. Gift of Lakeport Emporium L.L.C., Yankton, South Dakota, August 2005.

Detail of Drum Beater Head and Stick Joint

Detail of drum beater by Dion (PA-062)

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