: Eric Burns
Temple University Press
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No one knows how the natives consumed their tobacco that day. In all likelihood,
they inhaled the smoke
their mouths, but it is also
possible that they took it in nasally. The latter was a practice of many tribes at the
time and would continue to be, in some parts of the New World, for years to come.
A smoker would use a hollow, Y-shaped cane, similar in appearance to a
slingshot but not as wide across
the top. He would pack the top ends into his
nostrils and place ...