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Omaha Sioux Indian Weapons - 12/14/2012
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Omaha Sioux Indian Weapons WEAPONS. Clubs. Fig.  320 . —Omaha club ( ja n -áɔna). The ja n -wéti n , "striking-wood," is a four-sided club. It is made of ash, and is as long as from the elbow to the tips of the fingers. The ja^n-dáona, "wood with a smooth head," is a club made of ironwood, which is very hard. According to the late Joseph La Flèche, the Omaha form of this weapon had a steel point projecting from the ball. Fig.  321 . —Omaha club ( ja n -dáɔna). Figures 320 and 321 are forms of the ja n - áɔna which may be seen in the National Museum (nos. 2649 and 22419). The weaqȼade, another kind of war club, is made of some kind of hard wood . There are two varieties, one of which is shown in figure 322 (National Museum no. 23729). The other has a ball carved at the end of a straight handle, with a wooden point (of one piece with the ball and handle) projecting from the ball, making an angle of about 13...

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