In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Roots are better than babiche in applications where the object would be in water, as wet babiche stretches terribly.
- His chest was massive, and over it the muscles rolled like babiche cord when he moved.
- The women took care of the food, skinning, cooking, smoking the meat, made babiche, clothes, blankets, and bowls.
- The polished brass arm and wall plate reflect the warm varnished wood and babiche tones of both the snowshoe and parchment shade.
- While in college, she was given a babiche bag said to be over one hundred years old.
- The Nunamiut kayaks are covered with caribou skins, which are sewn with sinew and babiche and sealed with tallow.
- Snowshoe makers ‘signed’ their work with distinctive frame construction techniques and ornate, decorative babiche work.
- The maker of this elaborate snowshoe has created geometric designs in the babiche weaving using black and red paint.
- The Koosees' teachings - on everything from selecting the right birch or tamarack tree for the snowshoe frame to weaving the moose hide ‘babiche’ used for the webbing - will be used by the cultural center to produce an instructional book.
- There are solid wooden shoes that were used in emergencies when no babiche was available for webbing, but the historical record and oral tradition agree that these were a second class alternative.
- Wood, seagrass, upholstered and babiche seats available in both bar or counter height.
- Then Falkner bound him hand and foot with the babiche thongs, and dragged him to the bunk.
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