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The place of the otter in Eeyou Istchee

Otter was one of the most popular animals among the Cree in the past.
Because of their high quality pelts, otter fur was one of the most valued. The elders also used to eat the otter too and it said that this animal's blood could cure a skin rash. Samuel Bosum of Ouj√©-Bougoumou talks about the otter.

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