Mountain Lines

 

by Nelson Haas

 

The Social Anthropology of the Whitetailed Deer

Before the arrival of the White-Man to Pennsylvania, the white-tailed deer was revered by Native Americans. It provided food, clothing, shelter, tools, weapons and ornamentation for the forest tribes. When a native hunter killed a deer he would leave tobacco as a gift to the spirit who brought the deer to earth.

 

(Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

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