The stomach, suspended from a framework of sticks, was
used as a cooking pot to make stew. Because the stomach would burn
if held over a fire, hot rocks were put inside the stomach to heat up
the food already put inside.
The stomach also made a
good water container.
The paunch (belly) liner
is another part that is used as a container, such as a bucket or a
The bladder was also used
as a food pouch, a medecine bag, or a water container.