National Geographic : 1947 Jan
A Child of the North Rests on the Steps of Her Snow Home Lacking lumber, Caribou Eskimos use snow. In autumn this doorway was at ground level. When winter piled up layers of snow, the passage had to be ex tended and steps cut. Now the entrance resembles a basement apartment's. Kodachromes by Donald B.Marsh In Her Snow-walled Igloo aWidow Sews with Caribou Sinew She sits on a snow platform covered with skins-her bed, table, and chair. For light she has a caribou-fatlamp, and perhaps awindow ofthin ice.Now adays her needle is steel; it used tobecaribou bone.