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Flute Detail: Jon Norris A-Minor 1870 Lakota Flute Replica

This A Minor Native American flute by Jon Norris of Jon Norris Music and Arts.

He crafted it as a general replica in the style of a circa 1870 Oglala Lakota flute in the collection of the National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institute (and currently on display in their New York branch). This particular flute is typical of many of the flutes of that era, made in the ornate “birds head” style.

A-Minor 1870 Lakota Flute Replica made by Jon Norris

A-Minor 1870 Lakota Flute Replica made by Jon Norris of Jon Norris Music and Arts Large image

Here is the flute on which the Jon Norris replica is loosely based:

Oglala Lakota circa 1870 Flute in the collection of the National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institute, Catalog #10/9295

Oglala Lakota circa 1870 Flute in the collection of the
National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institute, Catalog #10/9295
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