These umbilical cord amulets or fetishes were
used in the past to encase the child's navel cord and
from the cradleboard. Later, they were often worn by the children or
attached to their clothing.
were used for protection from evil spirits and kept throughout
life. Turtles were for girls and lizards
were for the boys.
Brain tanned deer hide, natural pigments, beaded.
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