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Peter Prokosch with Inuit child on sea ice, Pont Inlet, Nunavut, Canada

Peter Prokosch with Inuit child on sea ice, Pont Inlet, Nunavut, Canada

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Uploaded 19 Aug 2013 by Peter Prokosch
Year: 2013 Taken by: Peter Prokosch
Peter Prokosch joined an Inuit family of Pond Inlet on a weekend trip over the sea ice to learn about their traditional life, including seal hunting. Seal hunting (mainly on abundant ring seals) is an important part of life for the Inuit of Pond Inlet. As this depends on the existence of sea ice as the habitat of ring seals and surface to drive on, prospects of earlier melting of the ice is not welcomed by the local people and makes their life more risky. The economy of Pond Inlet is larg ...
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