Collections and Fonds – 3842277

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    Inuit woman wearing plad shawl and smoking a pipe
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    1971-271 NPC
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    Archives / Collections and Fonds
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    January, 1946.
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    Photograph taken at Pangnirtung, Northwest Territories [Pangnirtung (Pangnirtuuq), Nunavut]
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    Original caption: Canadian Economy is enriched yearly by a wealth of furs - contribution of the little-known, poorly-mapped, sparsely-populated North. Out of the land of the Eskimos comes the bulk of the white fox catch, while a few blue, red and cross foxes, weasel (ermine) and polar bears are also traded. The Eskimo is a happy, childlike nomad. He lives mainly by fishing and hunting, his principal foods being seal, caribou, ptarmigan and white whale. This is a typical Eskimo woman of the Canadian Eastern Artic.
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    Credit: Bud Glunz / National Film Board of Canada. Photothèque / Library and Archives Canada / e010692540
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    Copyright: Expired

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