The Akai Amulet
The crafter caste of Ame is responsible for the cooking, fishing, crafting, building and repair needs of the tribe. They are usually less physically adept than their hunter brethren but commonly surpass them in intellect and perception.
In tribes that commonly trade with Samui, the crafters frequently count numerous accomplished blacksmiths among their number.
The crafter rite of passage into adulthood is to create some great work that will outlive them; perhaps a home, a weapon, armor, a fishing craft, or a work of art. Once completed, the item belongs to the crafter to do with as they please.
Crafters of Ame usually carry the Ame long knife when leaving their home for any length of time, and most are trained at least somewhat in its use.