kakivak (Spear)

About this object

History of use

For fishing

Narrative

According to the old Museum ledger, Ian M. Mackinnon presented Frank Burnett with this collection of Inuit objects. They were collected during his three years of residence in the Coppermine River area, probably 1921-24.

Physical description

Three-pronged end with copper barbs. Secured with leather. Handle is wood.