National Geographic : 1947 Jan
Canada's Caribou Eskimos A Woman in Caribou Skins and Brass Brow Band Smokes Cranberry-leaf "Tobacco" One of Canada's few hundred Caribou Eskimos, she lives on the Northern Plains west of Hudson Bay. Unlike seal-hunting coastal tribes, her people live inland and prey on caribou. Without them they would starve. 0 National Geographic Society Kodachromes by Ionald B. Marsh In Winter, When Caribou Are Scarce, Fishing Saves the People from Famine This woman, crouching for hours above a lake, drops her line into the community water hole. Despite her "overcoat," hair outside, she needs a wind shelter of snow blocks. Her reel is willow, line a sinew, and hook a nail.