Cow Horn Rattles

Cow Horn Rattles

SKU: 3039

Tahatie Montour, Mohawk Nation, makes gus-tow-wehs (men’s feather headdress), drums, horn and elmbark rattles, and cradleboards. Tahatie teaches classes on rattle, kastowas, and cradleboard making. His work has been presented in museums and art galleries around Montreal and is in the permanent collection of the Iroquois Museum. In 2019, one of his kastowas was commissioned for use in an episode of Billionaires on Showtime. In addition to his activities in the visual arts, Tahatie is a smoke dancer, minor league hockey coach, and appeared in the films Grey Owl (1999) and Squanto (1994). Rattle is 10" in length.


    Iroquois Indian Museum

    P.O. Box 7

    324 Caverns Road

    Howes Cave, NY 12092


    Sunday: Open 12 to 4

    Monday: Closed

    Tuesday: Closed

    Wednesday: Closed

    Thursday: Open 10 to 4

    Friday: Open 10 to 4

    Saturday: Open 10 to 4