Re: NANFA-- Fish Folklore: Canteenfish and g-armor
Tue, 13 Nov 2001 07:30:53 EST

In a message dated 11/12/01 7:56:12 PM Eastern Standard Time, writes:

<< Gar skin was also used by settlers in the Mississippi valley as a cover for
wooden plows. The scales were used as arrowheads by Indians along with some
use as armour reported in these articles, but I am not sure which tribes
used these items.
Ray >>

I've read that native Americans used gar teeth as a headache
remedy....something like acupuncture I suppose.


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