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This is the type of sled used by the Eastern Arctic Eskimos of Canada. Runners are usually made of spruce, split out of logs or of planks bought from a local trading post. This is a rugged sled, easy to build and well suited for the Klondike Derby. Cross pieces are lashed to runners with 1/8th cotton cord. Eskimos prefer cord to rawhide because their dogs will not chew it.

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