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Category : The Fish       Region : Southwest ~ California       Rating : 1
chumash whale skin

Contributor : Miwok98

Tribal Affiliation : Chumash

Orgin of Recipe : Mum

Type of Dish : All Indigenous Ingredients

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Ingredients

  • Whale skin with blubber on
  • water
  • Tightly woven basket
  • Hot stones

Directions

In summer the men would go out on their huge plank canoes and hunt whales.
They would return with 2 whales and the women would quickly stripp the whales skin and blubber off while the men would rroast the meat.
First you have to heat water in aa clocely woven basket with hot stones then you add the whale in.boil for half an hour. and eat raw.

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