Makah Cultural and Research Center Online Museum

Food Serving

Small wooden bowls held oil-and several at Ozette still smelled of oil. Larger bowls and trays were used for other foods. Diners sat along the edges of a mat, passing the bowls and trays, each taking a portion, then pushing the serving dishes along. Pounded cedar bark provided napkins.

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The Community Museum is a project of community organizations and Tribes across the Olympic Peninsula, and the University of Washington.
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