Skookums: Dolls With A Past - CBS News
Jul 6, 2001 ... In 1914, Montana homemaker Mary McAboy began selling handmade Indian
dolls wrapped in blankets, with dried apples for heads. As each apple dried, Mary
pinched and poked it into a face, adding pins for eyes and string for hair. She
called her creations Skookums. Skookums were wrapped in such a ...