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Pit for boiling Buffalo

In additon to roasting and drying, buffalo meats and bones were also boiled in boiling pits such as this one found at Head-Smashed-In. Boiling was a way of collecting fat for use in making pemmican

In addition to roasting and drying, buffalo meats and bones were also boiled in boiling pits like this one found at Head-Smashed-In. Boiling was a way of collecting fat for use in making pemmican.

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