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Unformatted text preview: and along with the wooden sledge they are both used extensively in inland travel and in hunting the caribou The stone weir is a key for fishing Very interesting how the netsilik catch caribou. They dig pits in deep mounds of snows and place knives in the bottom and wait for them to fall in. Late fall is the womens busiest time because during this seasons they make the new fur clothing The Netsilik have to adapt to the weather changes because of their shelter situation. The igloos melt in the spring, so some people choose not to have a roof and others set up camp somewhere else. Two primary migration phases the winter on the sea ice hunting seals and the summer inland fishing and hunting caribou A traditional winter camp size is about 90 people and is composed of a number of extended families There are 14 parts of seal meat and each is described very thoroughly...
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This note was uploaded on 09/13/2009 for the course ANTH 263 taught by Professor Boehm during the Fall '08 term at USC.
- Fall '08