A canvas bag used on the Western Arctic Centennial Dogsled Mail Run March 15 to April 12, 1970. The event was made in relays from Fort Smith to Inuvik. It was part of the 1970 NWT centennial celebrations in the territory.
A finely webbed pair of Gwich'in snowshoes. The wood frames and crosspieces are stained a reddish colour, probably with ochre. A line of sinew with red and blue glass beads is strung down the centre of the webbing.
A basket of split and coiled spruce root with fitted lid. Dyed roots make a decorative pattern. The handle is made of moose hide wrapped with spruce root. Collected by Royal North West Mounted Police Inspector C.H. West.