Life in a Cold Climate
Long ago Inuit learned how to
keep warm in a land with few resources, where the average
temperature stays below freezing - sometimes far below
freezing - for eight to ten months of the year.
is layered for warmth. Made of caribou
hide, the inner layer is worn with the hair side in, and the
outer layer with the hair side out.
Drawings by Frédéric Back, from Inuit:
Glimpses of an Arctic Past
, by David Morrison and
Canadian Museum of Civilization, 96-1321 (bottom), 96-1328 (top)