“From caribou [or moose] leg skins, they made a long sled. The skins are slippery, and even when it is loaded, pulling [the sled] was easy. This is what they used for travelling and hunting.”
— Paul Bonnetplume, Teetł’it Gwich’in Elder, ca. 1970
(“Life in the Yukon”)
L. approx. 120 cm
a member of the Tizya family, Old Crow, Yukon
Asen Balikci, Old Crow, Yukon, summer 1961
Manufacture and Use
About the Artifact
“Skin toboggan. Made of moose skin, from the lower part of the limbs. The hair is oriented in one direction, to...
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