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The papoose
Vol. I. No. 2. (January, 1903)

A rare collection,   pp. 4-9


Page 7

he still wore his disfigurement as a warning to all who even
questioned the power of the Manitou. He was also given
power to heal the sick, and to teach the children of men some
arts of medicine. Placed among the masks are a number of
rattles used in the dances and ceremonies, some of curiously
fashioned gourds, others of cow horn and the entire shell of
the turtle, the outstretched neck being banded on either side
with stout withes of ash. Pebbles, placed within, give the re-
quired sound. Above a door is a wonderfully beautiful
wampum belt, three feet in length by four inches in width, of
solid wampum beads, made from the blue of the quahog


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