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Aakuainuk, dressed in traditional caribou skin clothing, travels by dog sled on a winter hunt.  Igloolik, Nunavut, Canada

Inuk, Augustine Taqqaugaq, from Igloolik, skins a caribou he has just shot. Baffin Is., Nunavut, Canada Canada

John Ululijarnaat, an inuit hunter, uses a snow knife to finish an igloo he has built Igloolik, Nunavut, Canada.

Inuit hunter dressed in furs walks along the floe edge. Igloolik, Nunavut, Canada

Inuit hunter, Jaipiti Palluq and his wife Kanguq travelling by dog sled on a seal hunting trip across sea ice near Igloolik. Nunavut, Canada

Joavee Alivakluk, an Inuit hunter from Pangnirtung, dressed for the cold in a fur trimmed parka.

Inuit hunters eating raw fish (arctic char).They wear caribou skin clothes. Igloolik, Nunavut, Canada

Tatigat,an inuk, pulls aside the snow brick over the igloo door at dusk. Igloolik. Nunavut. Canada

Thomasie Nutarariaq, an Inuk from Igloolik sitting inside an Igloo. Nunavut, Canada.

Louis Tepardjuk, paddling a floe edge boat through frost smoke while seal hunting at the ice edge near Igloolik, Nunavut,  Canada

Inuk stands in floe edge boat at the ice edge, & aims his rifle, while hunting. Igloolik, Nunavut, Canada

Inuk, Kavavow Kiguktak, fixes a sealskin line on his harpoon. Grise Fjord, Ellesmere Is. Canada.

Portrait of an Inuit girl wearing a caribou skin parka. Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada.

Leah, an Inuit woman, carries her baby in an Amaut (hooded parka) on her back.  Igloolik, Nunavut, Canada.

The Inuit community of Igloolik, busy on a fine winter's day. Nunavut,  Canada

Inuit children of the Taqqaugaq family  dressed in caribou skin clothing. Baffin Is., Nunavut, Canada

Young Inuit girl wrapped up against the cold. Igloolik, Nunavut, Canada.

Louis Tepardjuk, drags a dead seal while out hunting at the floe edge. Igloolik, Nunavut, Canada.

Thomasie Nutarariaq, an Inuk from Igloolik frosted up in the cold. Nunavut, Canada.

Inuk and dogsled cross sea ice of Foxe Basin while wind drift snakes across the ice. Igloolik, Nunavut, Canada.

Inuit hunter, Tatigat, in caribou skin clothing, works to get his dogsled over an ice ridge. Igloolik, Canada.

Inuit children play outside in a blizzard during a school recess. Igloolik, Nunvut, Canada.

Inuit girls with babies in their Amautiks chat in the Cafe area of the store. Igloolik. Nunavut, Canada.

Inuit congregation leaves the Anglican church after Sunday Service in Igloolik. Nunavut. Canada.

Inukshuk at sunset. These stone figures built by early Inuit hunters were used to drive caribou.Nunavut,Canada

A Dash-8 Aircraft on final approach to land at the Inuit community of Pangnirtung. Nunavut, Canada

Polar Bear and seal skins drying outside an Inuit home on Qikiqtarjuaq (Broughton Is), Nunavut, Canada.

A group of igloos being built on Igloolik Island. Nunavut, Canada.

Tatigat,an inuk, pulls aside the snow brick over the igloo door at dusk. Igloolik. Nunavut. Canada

Inuk in furs with telescope looks for seals from ice ridge. Igloolik. Nunavut, Canadian Arctic.

Kanguq (Eunice), an elderly Inuit woman, sitting in her hut at an outpost camp near Igloolik. Nunavut, Canada

Inuit hunter Jaipiti Palluq and his wife Kanguq (Eunice) untangle the traces of their dogs while out seal hunting near Igloolik. Nunavut, Canada

A large Inukshuk built at Igloolik in 2000 to commemorate the new millenium. Nunavut, Canada.

Kaja Natar, an Inuit girl from Igloolik wearing a traditional parka, piles up bricks of snow while. Nunavut, Canada.

Two inuit hunters walk to the edge of the fast ice leaving footprints. Baffin Is. Nunavut, Canada

Aipilik, an Inuk hunter in fox furs with Kakivak (Inuit fish spear) & fish. Igloolik, Nunavut, Canada

Nutarariaq, an Inuit hunter, with his catch of Arctic Char and Lake Trout. Igloolik, Nunavut, Canada.

Aipilik, an Inuit hunter, jigging for polar cod though a hole in the ice.Igloolik, Nunavut, Canada

Tatigat, an Inuk, inside his home at Igloolik. Nunavut, Canada.

The Metuq family relaxing at their home in the Inuit community of Pangnirtung. Nunavut, Canada

Timania Petaulissie & Haunaq Mikkigak, Inuit women from Cape Dorset, Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada.

Inuit hunter, Kavavow Kiguktak, jumps from one ice floe to another. Ellesmere Is., Nunavut, Canada.

Kiawak Ashoona, an internationally acclaimed Inuit carver from Cape Dorset, Nunavut, Canada.

Kenojuaq Ashevak, an Internationally acclaimed Inuit artist at home in Cape Dorset. Nunavut, Canada.

Kananginak Pootoogook, an acclaimed Inuit artist working in the print shop at Cape Dorset, Nunavut, Canada

A stone carving of a polar bear by Inuit artist Jake Kadluk from Igloolik. Nunavut, Canada

Portrait of Timania Petaulissie, an Inuit woman from Cape Dorset. Baffin Is., Nunavut, Canada.

Haunaq Mikkigak, an Inuit woman from Cape Dorset holding her step daughter. Baffin Is., Nunavut, Canada

Kigutikaarjuk, an Inuit hunter, skins a caribou he has shot on Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada.

An Inuit hunter travelling by snowmobile through tidal ice in Pangnirtung Fiord. Nunavut, Canada

A polar bear skin stretched on a drying frame outside an Inuit home in Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada

7th Grade Pupil, Beatrice Irngaut, is helped by her teacher during a computer class using an Inuktitut syllabics program at the school in Igloolik. Nunavut, Canada.

An Inuit family from George River with their catch of Arctic Char & Trout. Ungava Bay, N. Quebec, Nunavik, Canada.

Joavee Alivakluk, an Inuit hunter, fishing through a hole in the ice for Arctic Char on a frozen lake near Pangnirtung. Nunavut, Canada.

A young Inuit woman carrying her baby in an Amautik. Arctic Bay, Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada.

Young Inuit girls enjoying a snowmobile ride in Pangnirtung. Nunavut, Canada.

Inuit girls in fur hoods together in the street. Ulukhaktok, Holman Island, NWT, Canada. 1991

Traditional turf house with ice porch still used as hunters shelter.  Igloolik, Nunavut, Canada.

A Qaggiq,(large communal feasting igloo) built out of blocks of lake ice near Igloolik. Nunavut, Canada.

Portait of Noah Piugaatuk, an elderly Inuk from Igloolik. Nunavut, Canada.

Niaqutsiak, an Inuk hunter, hangs up fillets of Arctic Char to dry at his summer Camp. Igloolik, Nunavut, Canada

Inuit woman uses her ulu to prepare Arctic Char for drying.Igloolik, Nunavut, Canada

Inuit girls eat raw seal liver on a summer hunting trip. Igloolik, Nunavut, Canada

Inuit from Arctic Bay gather out on the ice for an Easter feast of Arctic Char & seal meat. Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada.

A group of Inuit out walrus hunting in a freighter canoe near Igloolik. Nunavut, Canada.

Sealskins pegged out to dry at a summer camp on Jens Munk Island, Nunavut, Canada

An Inuk hunter aims his rifle at a seal from the prow of a freighter canoe. Igloolik, Nunavut, Canada

An Inuit family relaxes iside a hunters hut on Baffin Island. Nunavut, Canada.

Inuit children, Taqqaugaq family, asleep in their out-  post camp home at Iglurjuat. Baffin Is., Nunavut, Canada.

A selection of Ulus (Inuit  woman's knife). Canada.

An Inuit hunter using an Iridium satellite phone on the Melville Peninsula. Nunavut, Canada.

Laimiki Qamaniq, an Inuit hunter from Igloolik, Nunavut, Canada.
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