synonymous with the Eskimos (Inuit) generally refers to the Inuit


inhabited by Inuit in northern Canada, see them in Greenland, Alaska can be. Figure is not high, wide nose, straight black hair, Inuit live very dispersed, SIBERIE and TCHOUKTCHES the northern end of the peninsula, only a few thousand people. In Canada, they live mainly in Nunavut region, a population of about 30,000 people. A total of 60,000 people in the world

Inuit people do not like to call them "Eskimos" (Eskimo), because this statement from their enemies, Indian Al Dagon piano tribal language, meaning "people who eat raw meat," and "Inuit" is their claim to be, meaning "humanity."

French missionaries spelled "ESQUIMAU", negative "ESQUIMAUDE", the plural is "ESQUIMAUX". English is the "ESKIMO" is our common form. They and the Indians, but later came to America from some of the Bering Strait. Inuit main exhibit racial characteristics of the yellow race.

They settled on the coast, mainly by hunting marine mammals (mainly RHOQUE, walrus, narwhal and various whale) and terrestrial mammals for food (Canadian caribou, polar bear, musk ox , polar fox and polar bear).

There are many ways of hunting, although the rifle replaced the traditional weapon, but the harpoon is an effective complementary tool. Inuit people are engaged in fishing. The main prey fish (shark, cod, Yong fish dishes, like the flesh of salmon trout and sockeye salmon). Some parts of the race also catch coarse fish.

fishing generally, more often carried out in the pack ice in the ice floes, different races with different fishing gear, catch different types of fish: fishing hooks, fishing nets, fishing baskets harpoon. Inuit in the Arctic summer is short in picking industry, but their diet is mainly meat-based, this living environment, they rely mainly on seals and Canadian reindeer survive. Those animal fur also provides against the cold of clothes for Inuit.

As for the form of live, traditional brick built by piling snow dome homes - igloo. However, the term refers not only to igloo snow this brick houses, but to live in a variety of forms, which should vary according to the season: summer, Inuit living in the shelter of a tent skins; live in the winter igloo, stone houses or mud block house.


nomadic life also originated in the form of migration, and later invented the dog sledding - American Indians also use this tool, and sealskin boat, canoe. Different sealskin boat is usually a rigged boat, rowing double sculls, together with narrow hull, the sealskin boat, whether at sea or on ice activities together are very flexible.

In the new Quebec UNGAVA Gulf, where most sealskin boat was supernatural, however, the Inuit and Indians, the nomadic way of life has disappeared, replaced by a snowmobile sled, barracks instead snow House.

yellow on the Arctic Circle

living near the Arctic indigenous - Inuit (Inuit) is every inch the yellow race.

Thousands of years ago, mankind's last army of a migration from Asia across the Bering Strait start marching to the heart of America. Where they expect to wait in front of them it is American Indian dogged and cruel killings. Inuit war and back, and finally retreated to the Arctic Circle, a time when the winter, the Indians thought that Inuit will soon freeze to death, they stopped to kill. Unexpectedly, like the Inuit in the Arctic miracle survived, they created the miracle of human existence.

Although from Asia, but due to the long life in the polar environment, the Inuit with Asian yellow race has been different. They stout short stature, slender eyes, wide nose, nose bent down, Lianpan wide, thick subcutaneous fat. Thick short stature can withstand the cold, tiny eyes and polar ice reflected glare on the eyes can be prevented. Such physical characteristics so that they have an amazing ability to resist the cold. But another important reason Inuit chilling cold is everyday food are some high-protein, high-calorie foods.

people who eat raw meat

"Inuit" is a "real man" means in their language, they also do not like a name "Eskimo . " "Eskimo" is the name the Indians gave them a laugh with nature, which means "people eat raw meat."

Indeed Inuit eat raw meat, and they prefer to save some time and a little corruption of meat, Inuit traditional view is that cooked the meat is ruined for food. In fact, this is an adaptation to the cold Arctic, hunting out people who do not want the fire everywhere. Inuit traditional recipes full of meat: ocean fish, seals, walruses and whales, reindeer on land, musk oxen, polar bears and small animals.

In the harsh natural environment, conditions are very harsh upbringing of future generations, in order to improve the survival rate of infants, early Inuit rely on the collective strength of rearing offspring, over time, they formed a view of Datong, that the child is everyone's. So, whether you like Which child, if you really want to adopt, the host family will most likely agree with your take his children away. If he wants to raise a child, I went to another home to see, like what you brought home. So, Inuit children tend to grow up in a lot of home turnover before.

hunt marine monster

whale is required Inuit life, but due to the declining number of whales, whaling countries are now subject to the International Whaling Commission (IWC) of strictly limited annual Inuit received only a certain limit, in order to meet their "needs of traditional and survival."

Inuit use of a wooden canoe whalers, this boat contained only one person, and the single kayak style more similar modern Olympics used, which is based on the fact improvements to the former. This boat is flexible, the biggest advantage is that, as long as the paddle in, you can always put the ship was turned over to continue to fight.

About whales, Inuit combined with the "Bible" grafting a story: God punish human sin and lowered the flood, Noah's Ark Inuit do not hide, but rather strapped himself skin boat drifting with the water. In time they will starve to death, came a bowhead whale voluntary commitment to provide food for them. Inuit and to break through the storm landing, and since then, every spring bowhead whales will come to the North Pole to provide food for Inuit. This story Inuit widespread, so they are full of whales gratitude. Because of this, the Inuit people every head hunted whale ceremony, praying, bless their souls. And this love of the natural grace of gratitude is often those of us modern people indifferent.

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