Child's Grave

Collected by Julia Averkieva from the Kwakwaka'wakw (Kwakiutl) of Vancouver Island, Canada. Traditionally the corpse of a child was placed in a carved box. The box was then placed high in the branches of a spruce tree to prevent wolves from stealing the body.

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Step 7 - 2, from above, removes 1 loop; 1 picks up the short string of the central inverted triangle located just below transverse 2f; 1 picks up 2n; Navajo 1 loops; release 2 loop.