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Bull BoatBullboat - A circular, basket like or tub shaped boat made by Indians for crossing streams.  Willow or other withes were woven into a frame and covered with rawhide, usually from the buffalo.  The seams were closed with tallow and ashes.  These boats were used by the Sioux, Mandan, and other tribes on the Missouri River.

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