Greenland Inuit-Winter

Arctic People Galleries


Kigutikak Duneq in fur clothing. He carries a rifle his dog team are behind him. Qaanaaq. Northwest Greenland. (1971)
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Inuit Hunter, Kigutikak Duneq and dog team rest near an ice cave. Qaanaaq. North West Greenland. (1971)
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Moonlit Iceberg taken at midday during the polar night. Ice polished by the wind. N.W. Greenland. 1980
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The Inuit village of Moriussaq at midday during the Polar Night. Northwest Greenland. (1980)
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In the twilight of a January day, Ituko, an Inuit hunter, sets a net to catch seals under the sea ice. Moriussaq, Northwest Greenland. (1980)
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Arnanguaq Qujaukitsok, an Inuit girl from Thule wearing a fox fur hood. Northwest Greenland. 1998
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Ituko, an Inuit hunter travelling by dog sled during the polar night in November near Moriussaq. Northwest Greenland. (1987)
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Inuit from Qaanaaq climb the hill behind their village to welcome the return of the sun on Feb 17th after four months of polar night. Qaanaaq, Thule, Avanersuaq, Northwest Greenland. (1977)
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Snowdrifts against houses in the Inuit community of Savissivik. N.W. Greenland. 1998
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Inuit hunter & dog team silhouetted against sea smoke mist which forms at -40C. N.W.Greenland. 1980
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Aerial view of Meteorite Island and the Inuit village of Savissivik. N.W.Greenland. 1996
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A shaft of autumn sunlight catches Qaavigarsuaq Danielsen's face,an Inuit boy from Moriussaq. Northwest Greenland. (1987)
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Arnaruluk Aladaq, an Inuit woman, sewing a pair of sealskin Kamik (boots), seal skin boots. Moriussaq. Northwest Greenland. (1980)
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An Inuit hunter's camp on the sea ice of Inglefield Bay during the winter polar night. Qaanaaq, Avanersuaq, Northwest Greenland. (1977)
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At sunset on a February day, Panigpak, an Inuit hunter, waits by a seal's breathing hole with his harpoon at the ready. Bylot Sound. Northwest Greenland. (1980)
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A lone dog sled makes its way over sea ice during a cold winter day in low sunlight. Qaanaaq. NW Greenland. 1977
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Portrait of an Inuit hunter, Ituko, frosted up at minus 30 Celsius. N.W. Greenland. 1986
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Inuit hunters and dog sleds, returning home at sunset, after hunting trip. Cape York, N.W. Greenland. 1980
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Inuit hunter, Mamarut, in the soft evening light, untangles the traces of his dog team. NW Greenland. 1980
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Jens, an Inuit hunter scans the ice of Melville Bay for polar bears. Northwest Greenland. (1986)
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Fur clad Inuk, Qaaviganguaq, builds an igloo. It will be used as a hunting shelter. N.W. Greenland. 1980
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Kajutaq Avike, an Inuit hunter, about to enter an Igloo he has built at dusk. Northwest Greenland. 1998
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An Inuit hunter travels by dog sled, over the frozen sea ice. Northwest Greenland. 1980
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Inuit hunters untangling the traces of their dog teams while out on a polar bear hunt in Melville Bay. Northwest Greenland. (1980)
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Holding a harpoon, an Inuit hunter waits by open water for a seal. N.W. Greenland. 1986
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Inuit hunter climbs an Iceberg to scan the sea ice for bears.  N.W.Greenland. 1986
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An Inuit hunter, Ituko, lights two Primus stoves to warm his tent. N.W. Greenland. 1986
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Inuit hunter in polar bear pants & seal skin Kamik rests in tent, whilst on a hunting trip. N.W.Greenland. 1980
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Mamarut, an Inuit hunter, with dog team and sled crossing over rough pressure ice, while out hunting in Melville Bay. Northwest Greenland. (1980)
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An Inuit hunter, Jens Danielsen, shoots at a seal from the floe edge near Cape York. N.W. Greenland. 1986
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Inuit hunter, Avataq Henson, uses his kayak to retrieve a seal he has shot at the ice edge in February near Moriussaq. Thule, Northwest Greenland. (1980)
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Inuit hunters in furs, climb an iceberg to scan sea-ice for game, whilst on a hunting trip. N.W. Greenland. 1980
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Polar Bear tracks in snow, on the sea ice of Melville Bay. Northwest Greenland. (1980)
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An Inuit hunter, Jens Danielsen, travelling by dog sled over rough pressure ice in Melville Bay. Northwest Greenland. (1986)
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Mamarut, an Inuit hunter, rests on his sled during a polar bear hunt in Melville Bay. Northwest Greenland. (1980)
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Mamarut, an Inuit hunter,checks to see how fresh some Polar Bear tracks are on the sea ice in Melville Bay. Northwest Greenland. (1980)
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During a hunt, a polar bear in a lead snarls at its attackers. N.W. Greenland. 1986
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An Inuit hunter, Ituko, harpoons a polar bear in a lead. Melville Bay. N.W. Greenland. 1986
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In Inuit hunter, Ituko, skinning a polar bear he has just killed. N.W. Greenland. 1986
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Mamarut, an exuberant young Inuit hunter on his dog sled returning from a successful polar bear hunt. Northwest Greenland. (1980)
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Exuberant Inuk does a handstand on sea ice, after a successful hunt. Northwest Greenland. 1980
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An Inuit hunter, Ituko, feeds raw seal meat to his dogs. N.W. Greenland. 1986
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A team of huskies, in fan formation, pulling a dog sled over frozen sea ice. Northwest Greenland. 1980
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Utoniaq Eipe, an Inuit hunter from Qaanaaq, runs along beside his dog sled to warm up during a winter journey. Qaanaaq, Avanersuaq, Northwest Greenland. (1977)
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Inuit hunters from Siorapaluk setting off on a Spring walrus hunt. Avanersuaq, Northwest Greenland. (1977)
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Inuit hunter,Qaerngak Nielsen, with his dog team out seal hunting near Cape York. N.W. Greenland. 1998
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Inuit hunter in traditional winter fur clothing jigging for polar cod through a hole in the sea ice. Inglefield Bay. Northwest Greenland. (1998)
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An Inuit home with arctic hares hanging outside to keep them cold. Moriussaq. Northwest Greenland. 1987
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Polar bear skin stretched out to dry outside a house. Savissivik, N.W. Greenland. 1991
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Bithe Henriksen, an Inuit woman from the village of Siorapaluk, scrapes a polar bear skin prior to it being hung up to dry. Siorapaluk, Robertson Fiord, Northwest Greenland. (1977)
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Mikivssuk Karlsen, an Inuit woman, making a pair of traditional polar bear skin trousers. N.W.Greenland. 1998
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Inuit pupils brushing their teeth outside the school in the village of Siorapaluk. Robertson Fiord, Thule, Northwest Greenland. (1977)
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Aminguaq Imina, an Inuit woman, teaching her son,Agpalinguaq, Agpalinguaq, to use an abacus in their home at Siorapaluk. Robertson Fiord, Thule, Northwest Greenland. (1977)
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A portrait of Imina Imina a respected Inuit elder,at his home in the village of Siorapaluk. Robertson Fiord, Avanersuaq, Thule, Northwest Greenland. (1977)
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Kaugunaq Qissuk, an Inuit man from Siorapaluk, rests on his sled during a Spring walrus hunt. Avanersuaq, Thule, Northwest Greenland. (1977)
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Snow covered huskies wake after a storm. They curl up and sleep as snow covers them. Northwest Greenland. 1977
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Fur clad Inuk, Qaavigannguaq, waits with his harpoon at a seal's breathing hole. NW Greenland. 1980
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An Inuit hunter travelling by dog sled on the sea ice near the village of Siorapaluk. Avanersuaq, Northwest Greenland. (1977)
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Ingepaluk Neqe, an Inuit hunter, feeds raw seal meat to his team of huskies while on a hunt at Pitoraavik. Siorapaluk, Northwest Greenland. (1977)
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Putdlak (left) and Tautsianguaq, Inuit hunters, relaxing in a tent during a walrus hunt near Pitoraavik. Thule, Avanersuaq, Northwest Greenland. (1977)
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Otto Simigaq, an Inuit hunter,driving his team of huskies near Pitoraavik. Siorapaluk, Northwest Greenland. (1977)
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Peter Peary and Putdlak Uvdloriaq, Inuit hunters, wait on thin new sea ice for a walrus to surface near them. Pitoraavik, Siorapaluk. Northwest Greenland. (1977)
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Inuit hunter, Peter Peary, uses his dog team to help haul a walrus up onto the sea ice. Siorapaluk, Northwest Greenland. (1977)
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Inuit hunters work together as a team to haul a dead walrus onto the sea ice. Northwest Greenland. 1977
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Saufak Kiviok, Inuit womam, with her seal oil lamp (qulliq) at a hunter's hut. Thule, Northwest Greenland. 1980
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Ilanugaq Kristiansen & his partner, Aviaq, travelling by dog sled with their daughter, Tukumeq, in the Spring near the village of Siorapaluk. Avanersuaq, Northwest Greenland. (1977)
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Inuit hunter, Jerimias Petersen, loads a dead seal onto his sled near Savissivik. N.W. Greenland. (1996)
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An Inuit hunter untangles the traces of his dog team infront of an iceberg. Savissivik, N.W. Greenland. 1997
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Concealed behind a white linen screen Inuit hunter, Jeremias Petersen, shoots at a seal on the sea ice near Savissivik. Northwest Greenland. (1997)
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Inuit hunter Qaavigannguaq, skins a seal. He wears polar bear pants and sealskin kamik. NW Greenland. 1980
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Inuit hunters, Ajako and Ituko, hauling a bearded seal they have caught at its breathing hole. Moriussaq, Northwest Greenland. (1980)
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Inuit hunter Qaavigannguaq, skinning a ringed seal. He wears polar bear pants.  Northwest Greenland. 1980
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Inuit storekeeper Ajako Henson, with traded fox and seal skins in Moriussaq. Ajako is the grandson of Matthew Henson, the US explorer. Northwest Greenland. (1980)
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Huskies wait to haul supplies from a Cessna Caravan plane near Savissivik. N.W. Greenland. 1996
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Huskies hauling a heavy sled up a hill on Meteorite Island.Savissivik, N.W. Greenland. 1996
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Ituko, an Inuit hunter shoots at a seal from the floe edge. N.W. Greenland. 1987
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Jens, an Inuit hunter, checks a seal net which he has set under the ice close to an iceberg near Moriussaq. Northwest Greenland. (1987)
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Ituko, an Inuit hunter imitates a polar bear to train his dogs. N.W. Greenland. 1987
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Inuit hunter jumps across  pancake ice to get ashore. Savissivik, N.W. Greenland. 1991
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Warmly dressed Inuit children play on toboggans Savissivik. NW Greenland. 1991
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Inuit boy playing with a washing line in Savissivik. N.W. Greenland. 1998
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Sofie Jensen, a young Inuit girl, warmly dressed in a fox fur hooded jacket (kapataq). Qaanaaq, Northwest Greenland. (1987)
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Tukaaq, an Inuit hunter, out on the sea ice in low winter sunshine near Qaanaaq. Northwest Greenland. (1998)
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Inuit woman carrying a baby in an Amaut (hooded sealskin jacket). Thule, Northwest Greenland. 1998
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A table of traditional North Greenlandic foods. Thule, N.W. Greenland. 1998
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Inuit family eating traditional foods at a Birthday party in Qaanaaq. N.W.Greenland. 1998
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Young husky puppies in their kennel ouside an Inuit home in Qaanaaq.Northwest Greenland. (1998)
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Kigutikak Duneq in fur clothing. He carries a rifle his dogs are behind him. Qaanaaq. Northwest Greenland. (1971)
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