The Arctic Region (Netsilik region insert). Inuit Fur Clothing. The Chimney Effect. Inuit Housing. The Seasonal Cycle. The Seasonal Cycle. Winter Seal Hunting. Netsilik Hunting Balance Sheet Amount of Meat Annual Hunting Return 6,226 lbs.
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(Netsilik region insert)
Amount of Meat
Annual Hunting Return 6,226 lbs.
Cost of Feeding 9 Sled Dogs 4,627 lbs.
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Food Available for Humans 1,599 lbs.
Daily Meat Availability 4.38 lbs
All are high in protein and fat
(Percent of Daily Consumption)
Inuit 32 66* 2
(200 grams) (185 grams) (10 grams)
U.S. 15 34 50*
(77 grams) (174 grams) (256 grams)
*Polyunsaturated fat: Caribou = 21% / Beef = 3%
*60 - 75% in Developing Countries
Principal Causes of Death:
a. drowning or freezing to death after
b. Hunting accidents among men accounted for
15% of all deaths in Baffin Island.
2. Feuds and Murders
3. Suicide - Netsilik: 35 successful suicides
4 attempted suicides
--among 300 people over 50 years
4. Female Infanticide