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Unknown what this is.  It has four pieces and is 19" long, with a leather strap attached.  I cannot tell if it is supposed to come apart - could have a blade inside??


Woven baskets from unknown tribe (6" bowl, 4" x 3" bowl, 3" x 4" bowl and flat 8" circle)


Kachina Dolls, one 8 1/2" tall and one 4" tall (including bases);Made at the HOPI Reservation at Keams Canyon, AZ.  The small one says {"1967" on bottom

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Look at ebay listing

260878711864   Walrus Oosik

This might be your first item, cant quite tell from the pix.  Naughty Granny!

I can't get to this item on ebay from my iPad. I broke my ankle, so am not able to use computer yet. I will look up when
I can. Why am I naughty???

Because it's made from the penis bone or baculum of a walrus, despite this I don't think it was used as an "aid". The "Oosik" is a term used in Native Alaskan cultures to describe the baculum of walruses. The Inuit people had several uses for the Oosik, it was used to make handles for knives and other tools as well as used as a symbol for luck or fertility. They were also very popular as tourist souvenirs, which is what yours appears to be. Nice piece.


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