Native American term for Parfleche


I’m wondering, as Parfleche was a term coined by the French, does anyone know any native american terms for it. I know there was different types but maybe there was a general term.

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  1. From http://thefirstscout.blogspot…. :

    In Lakota, parfleche are known and named by the shapes and uses of it.  Only the early French traders and trappers called everything that was utilitarian and was made out of painted rawhide, parfleche.  In Lakota these rawhide cases are generally referred to as Wizipan.


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