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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection
| 1.||Fire stick ||Wooden stick with one end carved in a circular design; part of a fire stick, very smooth; origin Ituri rainforest of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire). |
| 2.||Walking stick ||Wooden cane-shaped walking stick; origin Ik people of Uganda. |
| 3.||Walking stick ||Wooden cane-shaped walking stick; origin Ik people of Uganda. |
| 4.||Walking stick ||Walking stick that is straight, as opposed to cane-shaped; top shaped like a knob, wood two-toned; origin Ik people of Uganda. |
| 5.||Walking stick ||Walking stick that is straight, as opposed to cane-shaped; top is narrow, wood two-toned; origin Ik people of Uganda. |
| 6.||Walking stick ||Cane-shaped wooden walking stick that is broken; two-toned wood, four metal bands randomly placed; origin Ik people of Uganda. |
| 7.||Walking stick ||East-African imitation of a European walking stick; cane-shaped with metal tip, metal band with markings; cane is notched; origin East Africa. |
| 8.||Fire stick ||Vertical fire stick with one end carved; bark is shaved off; origin Ituri rainforest in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire). |
| 9.||Ritual stick ||Intricately woven basket tree stick used as a ritual symbol. |
| 10.||Walking stick ||Carved walnut walking stick (cane) found under the floorboards of slave quarters at Ashemeade Plantation near Jacksonville, Florida. |
| 11.||Ritual stick ||Wooden stick carved at ends. |
| 12.||Ritual stick ||Twisted wooden stick considered ritually powerful because of charm. |
| 13.||Ritual stick ||A basket tree stick used as a ritual status symbol, origin Epulu region of the Ituri rainforest. |
| 14.||Stick whistle ||Stick that is cleft on one end with an orange string wrapped around cleft; reed whistle loosely attached to the other end. |
| 15.||Fire stick ||Base of a fire stick with four holes in it, broken at one end; origin Mbo people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire). |
| 16.||Goge ||One-string stick fiddle (goge); a string passes over a small bridge placed close to the edge of the gourd, which rotates; ornately carved handle, origin Ituri forest. |
| 17.||Leather Stick ||Leather hand-crafted stick with stitching and several sections with hand-woven areas. Origin Liberia. |
| 18.||Minstrel puppet ||A minstrel stick puppet. Minstrel shows were a type of entertainment popular from the 1840s to as late as the 1960s that featured performers in blackface. Figure has movable parts connected by pins. |
| 19.||Ritual stick ||Ritual staff of office; wood is divided into intricately carved and decorated sections. |
| 20.||Metal blade ||Metal blade, crudely finished; S-shaped curved design with a pointed finish, possibly to stick into the ground; unknown origin.