|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Culture Area:||Subarctic Culture Area|
|Locus:||Reservation 6 miles south of Maniwaki.|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from Frederick Johnson (#1-93) / Gift of Frank Speck (#94-99), 1929|
Cloth bag filled with tinder. This is part of the outfit for making fire which used to be carried. Our present information indicates that fire was made with pyrites in aboriginal times, with the coming of the whites, flint and steel was substituted. At present this is seldom used, matches having become more popular.
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