Thumb-Cutting Trick

Collected by Julia Averkieva from the Kwakwaka'wakw (Kwakiutl) of Vancouver Island, Canada.

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Step 2 - With R palm facing away grasp both hanging strings with R345 a short distance from L1; R1 and R2, from above, enter the L1 loop; R1 picks up L1n while R2 picks up L1f.