Native American (Oglala Lakota, Sioux)

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Whistle with the end carved in the form of a bird's head. Sound is generated by a current of air striking the sharp edge of a piece of split quill placed over the opening in the side of the pipe. Such whistles are used at the ceremonial Crane Dance.

Whistle, Wood, quill, sinew, Native American (Oglala Lakota, Sioux)

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