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Davis provides the following list of items trade by the Modoc and the goods they received in return.

Trading Partner

Supplied to:

Received from:


Slaves, blankets, beads, clothing, axes, spears, fishhooks, shallow twined baskets - bowl shaped

Women slaves, hides


Furs, bows, dentalia, horses (historic period)

Shell beads, shallow twined baskets - bowl shaped, pint nut string skirts and braided grass skirts


Buckskin dresses and shirts

Bows, dentalia

Unspecified tribes

Feather blankets, grooved stone axes, wooden war clubs with stone or bone insert



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