Determining if the new bow you received is right hand or left hand is not as obvious as it might sound for new archers.
It's easy to get confused with archery terminology. Do I hold a right handed bow with my right hand or my left hand?
Here are some picture to show you.
Right Hand Archers: Hold the bow with their LEFT HAND and pull the string with their RIGHT HAND.
Jakob Wray shooting RIGHT HANDED
Left Hand Archers: Hold the bow with their RIGHT HAND and pull the string with their LEFT HAND.
David Maffei shooting LEFT HANDED