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  The finest Inuit Eskimo art and Northwest Coast Native Indian art from leading Canadian aboriginal artists
The finest Inuit Eskimo art and Northwest Coast Native Indian art from leading Canadian aboriginal artists
Since 1979, the Inuit Gallery has offered museum quality Inuit and Northwest Coast
First Nations art in the heart of Gastown.
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 Inuit Encyclopedia Article @ BornYesterday.com (Born Yesterday)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Inuit living in North America have in the past been grouped together with other Native Americans, but they are now thought to have arrived in the Americas entirely separately from other indigenous Americans, long after the disappearance of the Bering land bridge.
The Inuit looked into the aurora borealis, or northern lights, to find images of their family and friends dancing in the next life, and they relied upon the shaman, while the nearest thing to a central deity was the Old Woman (Sedna), who lived beneath the sea.
Inuit culture is alive and vibrant today in spite of the negative impact of the Arctic exiles, residential schools, the TB epidemic and exiles, the paternalistic meddling in all their affairs including the current serious concerns regarding the removal of Inuit children from their homes by the CAS.
www.bornyesterday.com /encyclopedia/Inuit   (4968 words)

  
 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Inuit
Inuit (Inuktitut syllabics: ᐃᓄᐃᑦ;, singular Inuk or Inuq / ᐃᓄᒃ) is a general term for a group of culturally similar indigenous peoples of the Arctic who descended from the Thule.
The Inuit are traditionally hunters who fish and hunt whale, walrus, and seal by kayak or by boat or by waiting at airholes the seals make in the ice.
Inuit are members of the Mongoloid race, which also includes various Siberian tribes such as the Yakut, as well as the Chinese and Japanese.
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 Inuit - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Inuit (Inuktitut syllabics: ᐃᓄᐃᑦ;, singular Inuk or Inuq / ᐃᓄᒃ) is a general term for a group of culturally similar indigenous peoples inhabiting the Arctic coasts of Siberia, Alaska, the Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Qu├ębec, Labrador and Greenland.
Inuit industry relied almost exclusively on animal hides and bones, although some tools were also made out of worked stones, particularly the easily-worked mineral known as soapstone.
The Inuit are the descendents of what anthropologists call the Thule culture, a nomadic people who emerged from western Alaska around 1000 AD and spread eastwards across the Arctic, displacing the related Dorset culture (in Inuktitut, the Tuniit).
www.voyager.in /Inuit   (4616 words)

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