Nadlok and the Origin of the Copper Inuit

Food cache

A food cache is a place where food is safely stored from predators or high temperature. Like the Nadlok people who wind-dried meat to preserve it, the archaeologists dug a hole in the permanently frozen ground or permafrost and placed perishables in it. The cache was sealed with plastic garbage bags filled with moss.

Figure 1 A food cache.

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