National Geographic : 1938 Aug
OUR SEARCH FOR THE LOST AVIATORS © Department of the Interior, Canada LAUGH, AND AN ESKIMO LAUGHS WITH YOU Unlike the "poker-faced" Indian, he thoroughly enjoys a joke. From the glum face of the man in the background and the keen enjoyment of the women, it appears that the joke must have been on him. These Copper Eskimos, on Coronation Gulf, are dressed for a ceremonial dance. Photograph by Sir Hubert Wilkins CHILDREN'S FASHIONS IN THE FAR NORTH STRESS WARMTH, NOT LOOKS Dark young Eskimo and Indian girls from a mission school at Aklavik wear print dresses (often their own handiwork) over fur parkas to keep snow out of the fur. Boys and girls live in dormi tories while going to school for four or five years. Parents provide clothing; missions all else.