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John R. Johnson, Ph.D, Curator
Jan Timbrook, M.A, Senior Associate Curator
Linda M. Agren, M.A., Assistant Curator

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This Tishle' blade is the only surviving example of a Chumash tomol paddle. The paddle was collected during Vancouver's visit to the Santa Barbara area in 1793 and presently resides in the British Museum collection.

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