Inuit live in harmony and interdependence with the natural world and it’s living resources. Harvesting and hunting are at the heart of our culture and our way of life. It is important for non-Inuit to understand that our hunting technology has changed over the years from stone and bone to iron; from spears and bows and arrows to rifles; from kayaks to freighter canoes; umiaks to long liners; and from dog teams to snow mobiles. Not surprisingly, we are often asked how is it possible to call ourselves "traditional" hunters if we do not still use all of our old technology.
Inuit Tapirisat of Canada

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