Antique "CREE" Snowshoes
These traditional Cree snowshoes were found in the first nations reserve of "Atikamekw of Manawan" in Quebec & are in fair condition considering their age.
The Cree snowshoes consisted of using cloth rope straps which were often replaced &/or upgraded to leather straps due to the elements.
Manawan, officially named communauté Atikamekw de Manawan, is a First Nations reserve on the south-western shores of Lake Métabeskéga in the Lanaudière region of Quebec, Canada. It belongs to the Atikamekw of Manawan band of the Atikamekw Nation. Cree, Innu, and Attikamek (all closely related people)
- L 95 cm X W 28 cm
- Wood, Babiche, Leather
- Very Good condition