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Web Materials

A Mother’s Touch: Cradleboard Collection at the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian

Canadian Museum of Civilization Online Exhibit: Treasures Gallery- Cradleboards

Milwaukee Public Museum: Indian Country – Life Stages