National Geographic : 1930 Jul
Photograph by Amos Burg HIS HOME IS INSIDE THE ARCTIC CIRCLE Fort Yukon is the largest Indian community on the great river. It is also a trading point for many outlying settlements on various rivers, whose Indian population resorts to the Yukon metropolis on Christmas and Fourth of July to exchange furs for the white man's "grub," ammu nition, and other commodities. Photograph by Grafton Burke THE AGE OF INNOCENCE AT FORT YUKON The traveler is impressedbythe charm, simplicity, and sweetness of these northern children, whospend their early days intheenchanted wil derness world along the Yukon. This childlike attitude isdelightfully refreshing and is typical ofmany oftheinhabitants who dwell close to the Arctic Circle.