CULTURAL CONTEXT : Food preparation; food was boiled in caribou stomach containers through the use of heated rocks.

DESCRIPTION : The container is made from dried caribou stomach. The mouth of the container is stitched to, and held open by a circular wood hoop. The liquid held in the stomach container was cooked or boiled by the addition of heated rocks.

GEO-CULTURAL AREA : Subarctic

ETHNOLINGUISTIC GROUP : Algonquian

CULTURE : Montagnais-Naskapi; Innu

NATURAL REGION : Quebec-Labrador Peninsula

PROVINCE : Quebec

PERIOD : early 20th Century

MATERIAL : Caribou stomach; Wood; skin; thread

METHOD OF MANUFACTURE : Dried; Sewn
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