CULTURAL CONTEXT : Skin preparation; a scraper used to remove hair and tissue from skins.

DESCRIPTION : A scraping tool made from a caribou tibia. The scraper is held in both hands and the sharp edge is pulled along the surface of the skin.

GEO-CULTURAL AREA : Eastern Subarctic

ETHNOLINGUISTIC GROUP : Algonquian

CULTURE : Northern Ojibway

NATURAL REGION : Weagamow Lake

PROVINCE : Ontario

PERIOD : mid 20th Century

MATERIAL : Bone; Caribou tibia

METHOD OF MANUFACTURE : Carved
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