Object 971.021.001


A birch bark bowl, or ethawe, made by George Boots. He used it for drinking in the winter and for eating in the summer. Birch bark is strong and water resistant and can be easily cut and sewn. It has been a valuable material for Indigenous people for thousands of years.

Object Details
Accession No. 971.021.001
Maker Boots, George
Location Willowlake River, Mackenzie River
Date 1969