The first gesture in gutting a caribou is to put out its eyes. Otherwise, the animal might give you the sensation that it's looking at the person gutting it. You must avoid perforating the abdomen or the meat might taste bad.
4:17 min - An adult caribou is slit open at the belly. However, you must avoid perforating the abdomen or the meat might ...
3:48 min - To the Innu, caribou is the most valued form of sustenance, providing all that is needed for survival in the ...
Use of the Penis and Abdomen
2:00 min - The caribou penis is used as a poultice for large wounds. “Uimashkatai” is a soup made from the abdomen of ...
Signs of Respect
2:31 min - We hang the horns of Tshituteu (the strong one) on a tree. We do it out of respect for the ...