Down at Utsalady the Indians found a stone that was the very best for sharpening their cutting instruments. Axes, chisels, knives and scrapers of hard rock, bone and horn could be made very sharp if rubbed on this stone. Flat pieces of this stone were found all around the old Indian camps. Most of these were used up. At one time the rock where these stones were chipped off was as big as a big house. Now it is as low as low tide and has been that way a long time.
MLA Source Citation:Bruseth, Nels. Indian Stories and Legends of the Stillaguamish and Allied Tribes. 1926. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 17 September 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/the-whetstone.htm - Last updated on Nov 27th, 2012
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