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Bone (cow) tools, a river cane needle case with a wooden plug, and the beginning of a sweetgrass coiled basket.
© D. Labiste 1998-2003



Brain tanned leather pouch
© D. Labiste 1998-2003



Acorn toy buzzer and flax cordage. The cordge was twisted and
pulled between the fingers causing the acorn to twirl and create a buzzing sound.
© D. Labiste 1998-2003



Fishing gear: dogbane fishing line (2-ply cordage), bone (cow) gorges & hooks,
and stone weights (holes were drilled with a flint hand drill).
© D. Labiste 1998-2003



A mussel shell mounted onto a mountain mahogany branch
and wrapped with sinew and pine root. The tool was used as a hide scraper.
© D. Labiste 1998-2003



A wooden bowl that was hollowed out using hot coals.
The decorations on the front were burnt in.
© D. Labiste 1998-2003


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