Long knives with flaring, voluted handles were used for both hunting and fighting. They were originally made from copper obtained through the native trade system; later examples like this one, were made of trade steel. Lashed to wooden poles, they were used by especially daring hunters to kill bears.
Ethnic group: Athabaskan
Age estimate: circa 1900
Condition: Good, traces of wear due to age and use.
Not Mounted ,a custom made base can be ordered on request.