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 women’s 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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- Fall '08
- Inuit, Snow, Netsilik, Netsilik Eskimo Ch., netsilik catch caribou, summer inland fishing