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8th grade global studies presentation on the Eskimo culture

8th grade global studies presentation on the Eskimo culture

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  • 1. North American Eskimo (Inuits)
  • 2. Shelter
    • Igloo: Used in the winter on hunts; not permanent
    • Sod Hut: Used in the summer
    • Caribou skin tents: portable
    • * They move where the hunt is---nomadic*
    • Pre-made housing: Haul in different parts together
    • Now, they stay in one place; don’t follow the hunt anymore
    Traditional: Modern:
  • 3. IGLOO
  • 4. Caribou Skin Tent
  • 5. Food, and how it is Obtained:
    • Fishing in summer
    • Seal Hunting:
    • *Use kayak or dogsled to get to frozen lake/sea
    • *Stand over breathing hole: where the seals come up for air
    • *Stab with a harpoon: long stick with a detachable knife-like object
    • Buy food from stores
    • If Eskimos do hunt, only for recreation (like us)
    • Use guns, snowmobiles, & motor boats
    Traditional: Modern:
  • 6. Hunting Seal Breathing Hole Harpoon
  • 7. Sharing & Caring for Each Other
    • Work together, hunt together, share food when needed
    • During the hunting season, if the hunt is bad, the hunter is the last to die
    • Hunting groups split up; more on your own
    • Many have permanent jobs; can’t find time to hunt
    Traditional: Modern:
  • 8. Conservation
    • Use all parts of dead animals
    • “ We take from the sea what were given; we give to each other what we have”
    • Believe in spirits of nature
    • Not all parts of animals used
    Traditional: Modern:
  • 9. Entertainment
    • Storytelling (from elders & mostly about the hunt)
    • Music
    • Carving
    • T.V, Radios, video games
    Traditional: Modern:
  • 10. Other terms to know:
    • Niliakchok: Story told to kids; A legend god of seals
    • Ulu: Carving knife used on animals
    • Bola: Three bags of caribou skin with feathers used to hunt birds

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