Kit Rabbit SkinsKit Inventory
Stories tell us what is important to people. Objects tell us stor…
Stories tell us what is important to people. Objects tell us stories. This kit is designed for object based learning and applying the inquiry process. The explanations on the left are to support teachers in using this kit. As an inquiry project students should be guided towards finding the stories of the objects independently through research. Use this information as background for yourself as a teacher.
1 pouch with a bone sewing needle, sinew, flat rock, bone sewing needle, 1 awl, sewing kit, sinew is fragile handle with care
Plastic bag with stone chips
1 fox skin
1 ermine skin fragile handle with care
and European royalty.
Ermine tails and pelts
Closed vile of 10 porcupine quills
Traditional use of Tobacco
American Indian Tribes Kinnikinick Tobacco
1 pouch kinnikinick tobacco mixture see plant book
1 buffalo tail
1 mounted fletched arrow with stone tipped, sinew ties and glue binding
10 dentalium shells Uses
Shells were used to purchase a wide range of items -- canoes, houses, ceremonial regalia, tobacco, food, animal skins even to to pay for doctoring, wives, or fines.
Among many Native American tribes such as the Chinook, dentalia was valued in the same way as were canoes and slaves, all of which connoted great wealth and which were prized possessions to be distributed among chosen survivors after a warrior's death.