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Where did the Inuit tribes live?

Where did the Inuit tribes live?

Inuit are Indigenous Peoples living in the Arctic regions of Canada, Greenland, Alaska, and Russia. Inuit have lived and thrived in the Arctic for thousands of years.

What do Inuit Indians eat?

The staple diet of the Inuit were fish products. These were supplemented by the meat obtained from sea animals such as the seal, whale, sea lions and walrus. Caribou was also eaten as were small birds and otters. The people practised breathing-hole (mauliqtoq) seal hunting.

Where did the Inuit tribe live in Canada?

The Inuit are people of the Arctic Native American cultural group. The location of their tribal homelands are shown on the map in present-day Alaska, Canada and Greenland. The geography of the region in which they lived dictated the lifestyle and culture of the Inuit tribe.

How are the ancient routes of the Inuit mapped?

Now, researchers have mapped these ancient routes using archival and published accounts of encounters with Inuit stretching back through the 19th and 20th centuries, and have released it online for the public as an interactive atlas – bringing together hundreds of years of accrued cultural knowledge for the first time.

How are the Yupik people different from the Inuit?

However, the Yupik people of Alaska and Siberia do not consider themselves Inuit and are ethnically different from Inuit people. They favor the term Yupik, Yupiit, or Eskimo. In Canada, Inuit is the preferred term, while in Greenland, they use Greenlanders or Kalaallit as well.

Where can I find the Atlas of the Inuit?

The atlas, found at, is constructed from historical records, maps, trails and place names, and allows the first overview of the “pan-Inuit” world that is being fragmented as the annual sea ice diminishes and commercial mining and oil drilling encroaches. Example of new digital map showing the trails of the Inuit.