A Bone Sled, Dog Ship, Spear, and Knife of the Arctic Highlanders

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The spear and sledge or sled were gifts from the Inuit to Captain Ross. The spear was made of narwhal tusk. The sled was made of seal bones and sealskin, with the runners made of narwhal tusk.

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