The toboggan is a unique America Indian invention that was first used in what is now Eastern Canada and the Northeast of the United States. The word “toboggan” is from the Micmac Indian word, “topagaan”. The Ojibwe Indians called it “nobugidabon” —-“nobug” meaning “flat” and “daban” meaning “sled”. Toboggans are still used today, although they are generally made of plastic or aluminum. They are used primarily for recreation to slide down the hills in winter.
The Origin of Tobaggon
How to Make A Tobaggon