Ho-Chunk (Winnebago) are credited with this loom-beaded bandolier, dated 1885 by Morningstar Gallery. They lived in the Great Lakes Woodland area (until some were forced out to a Nebraska reservation) but are a Siouan-speaking people, not Algonquian. They probably learned of the bandoliers as honor and friendship gifts.
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