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Calibou Horn Toss

Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation elder Mary Tizya tosses a ring during the caribou horn toss event at the village's annual Vadzaih Choo Drin or Caribou Days in Old Crow. Caribou Days, which occur in the spring when the caribou arrive after a long, cold winter, include activities such as log-sawing, bannock (traditional flat bread) baking over a fire, a dart throw contest, a jig dance competiiton, and a feast of roasted caribou and caribou brain soup.


Calibou Horn Tossing

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