|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
St. Augustine Band
|Culture Area:||Subarctic (Culture Area)|
|Credit Line:||Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970|
Ten long bones from caribou fetuses, wrapped in a scrap of blue cloth. Suspended over drum to produce buzzing while the drum is being struck. Note in Speck's handwriting on tag accompanying object: "Drum snare of bones taken from unborn caribou for magical influence in use of drum when conjuring (obtained from Jerome Mistenapi." See Speck 1935, Naskapi, pp. 175.
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