Sami Knife

A small Sami knife made of reindeer antler, the hilt bound with split pine root, to improve the grip.  I bought this in Lapland, north Norway, on my first WOLF BROTHER research trip.  And my necklace is made of ringed seal claws., I bought it in Greenland while researching SPIRIT WALKER.  (And  in case you’re worried, ringed seals are not endangered; they’re an important source of food for the Inuit; the seal whose claws I’m wearing was eaten, it would have fed about twelve people.)