National Geographic : 1956 Nov
© National Geographic Society + Only Sadlermiuts Made Rock Cairns of This Topheavy Design Coats Island people used these solid limestone piles to store meat beyond the reach of dogs and foxes. Rangy polar bears, tall enough to have plundered a cache, were hunted so intensively that they dared not approach man or his monuments. Eugene Ostroff + Rock and Sod Walls Sheltered Coats Island People Sadlermiuts occupied this dwelling half a century ago. Blizzards saw them huddled together under ground, warmed by flickering seal-oil lamps and the radiant heat of their own bodies. Here the Eskimo Sandy points out the entrance passage to the author.