We Live Securely by the Land


Cut and folded birchbark stitched with blue and white quills. The rim reinforced by a bent stick lashed with split spruce roots and red, blue and white dyed porcupine quills. Thong carrying strap.

Dimensions: 95 x 80 mm.

Provenance: Dogrib, Fort Rae, Great Slave Lake.

Given by B.R. Ross, Fort Simpson, 1860.

Museum Number: National Museums of Scotland A.558.28