Object: Turkey

Image Credits

W. L. Walton (active 1834-1855, VIAF 83582159), Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

Object Type(s)

Wild Turkey was commonly hunted by the Native Americans, and all parts of the bird were used for both food and decoration.     Native Americans also brought their kills to the New Amsterdam trading post near Sara Kierstede's house  and other trading areas within New Netherland.