Greenland Inuit - Winter

Arctic People Galleries


Kigutikak Duneq in fur clothing. He carries a rifle his dogs are behind him. Qaanaaq. NW Greenland. 1971

Inuit Hunter, Kigutikak Duneq and dog team rest near an ice cave. Qaanaaq. North West Greenland. 1971

Portrait of an Inuit hunter, Ituko, frosted up at minus 30 Celsius. N.W. Greenland. 1986

Arnanguaq Qujaukitsok, an Inuit girl from Thule wearing a fox fur hood. Northwest Greenland. 1998

Mikivssuk Karlsen, an Inuit woman, with a fox fur ruff on her parka hood. Savissivik. NW Greenland MR. 1998

A shaft of autumn sunlight catches Qaavigarsuaq Danielsen's face,an Inuit boy from Northwest Greenland. 1987

The Polar Inuit village of Moriussaq during the Polar Night. N.W. Greenland. 1980

Ituko, an Inuit hunter travelling by dog sled during the polar night. N.W. Greenland. 1987

Moonlit Iceberg taken at midday during the polar night. Ice polished by the wind. N.W. Greenland. 1980

During the polar night, Inuit hunter, Ituko, dressed in furs, sets nets under the ice to catch seals. Moriussaq Northwest Greenland. 1980

Polar Inuit waits with his harpoon at a seal breathing hole in the sea ice, sunset. Northwest Greenland. 1980

Snowdrifts against houses in the Inuit community of Savissivik. N.W. Greenland. 1998

Inuit woman, Arnaruluk Aladaq, chews sealskin, to soften it for making kamik, seal skin boots, Greenland. 1980

A lone dog sled makes its way over sea ice during a cold winter day in low sunlight. Qaanaaq. NW Greenland. 1977

Aerial view of Meteorite Island and the Inuit village of Savissivik. N.W.Greenland. 1996

Inuit hunter & dog team silhouetted against sea smoke mist which forms at -40C. N.W.Greenland. 1980

Inuit hunter,Qaerngak Nielsen, with his dog team out seal hunting near Cape York. N.W. Greenland. 1998

Inuit hunters and dog sleds, returning home at sunset, after hunting trip. Cape York, N.W. Greenland. 1980

Inuit hunter, Mamarut, in the soft evening light, untangles the traces of his dog team. NW Greenland. 1980

An Inuit hunter scans the ice of Melville Bay for polar bears. N.W.Greenland. 1986

Fur clad Inuk, Qaaviganguaq, builds an igloo. It will be used as a hunting shelter. N.W. Greenland. 1980

Kajutaq Avike, an Inuit hunter, about to enter an Igloo he has built at dusk. Northwest Greenland. 1998

An Inuit hunter travels by dog sled, over the frozen sea ice. Northwest Greenland. 1980

Inuit hunters untangling the traces of their huskies whilst out polar bear hunting. N.W. Greenland. 1980

Holding a harpoon, an Inuit hunter waits by open water for a seal. N.W. Greenland. 1986

Inuit hunter climbs an Iceberg to scan the sea ice for bears.  N.W.Greenland. 1986

An Inuit hunter, Ituko, lights two Primus stoves to warm his tent. N.W. Greenland. 1986

Inuit hunter in polar bear pants & seal skin Kamik rests in tent, whilst on a hunting trip. N.W.Greenland. 1980

Inuit hunter with dogs and sled crossing over pressure ice, whilst out on a hunting trip. N.W. Greenland. 1980

An Inuit hunter, Jens Danielsen, shoots at a seal from the floe edge near Cape York. N.W. Greenland. 1986

Inuit hunters in furs, climb an iceberg to scan sea-ice for game, whilst on a hunting trip. N.W. Greenland. 1980

Polar Bear tracks in snow, on the sea ice of Melville Bay. Northwest Greenland. 1980

An Inuit hunter, Jens Danielsen, travelling by dog sled over rough pressure ice. N.W.Greenland. 1986

Fur dressed Inuit hunter, Mamarut, rests on his sled, whilst on a hunting trip. N.W.Greenland. 1980

Fur dressed Inuit hunter checks Polar bear tracks on sea ice in Melville Bay. N. Greenland. 1980

During a hunt, a polar bear in a lead snarls at its attackers. N.W. Greenland. 1986

An Inuit hunter, Ituko, harpoons a polar bear in a lead. Melville Bay. N.W. Greenland. 1986

In Inuit hunter, Ituko, skinning a polar bear he has just killed. N.W. Greenland. 1986

Exuberant young Inuk on dog sled returning from a successful polar bear hunt. N.W. Greenland. 1980

Exuberant Inuk does a handstand on sea ice, after a successful hunt. Northwest Greenland. 1980

An Inuit hunter, Ituko, feeds raw seal meat to his dogs. N.W. Greenland. 1986

A team of huskies, in fan formation, pulling a dog sled over frozen sea ice. Northwest Greenland. 1980

Polar bear skin stretched out to dry outside a house. Savissivik, N.W. Greenland. 1991

Mikivssuk Karlsen, an Inuit woman, making a pair of traditional polar bear skin trousers. N.W.Greenland. 1998

Snow covered huskies wake after a storm. They curl up and sleep as snow covers them. Northwest Greenland. 1977

Fur clad Inuk, Qaavigannguaq, waits with his harpoon at a seal's breathing hole. NW Greenland. 1980

Inuit hunter with his team of huskies pulling a dog sled. NW. Greenland. 1977

Inuit hunters wait on thin new sea ice for a walrus to surface near them. Siorapaluk. N.W.Greenland. 1977

Dogs are used to haul a 1000lb walrus onto the sea ice. North Greenland. 1977

Inuit hunters work together as a team to haul a dead walrus onto the sea ice. Northwest Greenland. 1977

Inuit hunter travels by dog sled, across vast expanse of sea ice, with wind drift. Northwest Greenland. 1980

Saufak Kiviok, Inuit womam, with her seal oil lamp (qulliq) at a hunter's hut. Thule, Northwest Greenland. 1980

Inuit hunter, Jerimias Petersen, loads a dead seal onto his sled near Savissivik. N.W. Greenland. 1996

Concealed behind a white linen screen Inuit hunter, Jeremias Petersen, shoots a seal.Savissivik, NW.Greenland. 1997

An Inuit hunter untangles the traces of his dog team infront of an iceberg. Savissivik, N.W. Greenland. 1997

Inuit hunter Qaavigannguaq, skins a seal. He wears polar bear pants and sealskin kamik. NW Greenland. 1980

Inuit hunters on sea ice, hauling a bearded seal they have caught at its breathing hole. Northwest Greenland. 1980

Inuit storekeeper Ajako Henson, with traded fox and seal skins.NW Greenland. 1980

Inuit hunter Qaavigannguaq, skinning a ringed seal. He wears polar bear pants.  Northwest Greenland. 1980

Huskies wait to haul supplies from a Cessna Caravan plane near Savissivik. N.W. Greenland. 1996

An Inuit home with arctic hares hanging outside to keep them cold. Moriussaq. Northwest Greenland. 1987

Huskies hauling a heavy sled up a hill on Meteorite Island.Savissivik, N.W. Greenland. 1996

Ituko, an Inuit hunter shoots at a seal from the floe edge. N.W. Greenland. 1987

An Inuit hunter, Jens, checks his seal net which he sets under the ice. N.W. Greenland. 1987

Ituko, an Inuit hunter imitates a polar bear to train his dogs. N.W. Greenland. 1987

Inuit hunter jumps across  pancake ice to get ashore. Savissivik, N.W. Greenland. 1991

Warmly dressed Inuit children play on toboggans Savissivik. NW Greenland. 1991

An Inuit girl, Sofie, warmly dressed in a fox fur hooded jacket (kapataq). N.W. Greenland. 1987

Inuit boy playing with a washing line in Savissivik. N.W. Greenland. 1998

Tukaaq, an Inuit hunter, out on the sea ice in the winter time. Northwest Greenland. 1998

Inuit woman carrying a baby in an Amaut (hooded sealskin jacket). Thule, Northwest Greenland. 1998

A table of traditional North Greenlandic foods. Thule, N.W. Greenland. 1998

Inuit family eating traditional foods at a Birthday party in Qaanaaq. N.W.Greenland. 1998

Young husky puppies in their kennel.Thule, Northwest Greenland. 1998
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