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Inuit child jumping on ice, Pont Inlet, Canada

Inuit child jumping on ice, Pont Inlet, Canada

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Uploaded 19 Aug 2013 by Peter Prokosch
Year: 2013 Taken by: Peter Prokosch
While the family is on seal hunt the children are playing the ice. Seal hunting (mainly on abundant ring seals) is an important part of life for the Inuit of Pond Inlet (Inuktitut: Mittimatalik). As this depends on the existence of sea ice as the habitat of ring seals and surface to drive on, threats of earlier melting of the ice are not welcomed by the local people and makes their life more risky. Pond Inlet (Inuktitut: Mittimatalik) is a small, predominantly Inuit community in the Qikiq ...
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