The Arctic: Foods of the Region
Here are some Web
sites to help you with your research.
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The Inuit have always had a special bond with the
land and the wildlife that live there. When you visit this Web site, click
on the link Inuit and the Land as One. This tells you about the tradition
of hunting for food and sharing food with others. Also, click on the link
The Subsistence Economy to learn more about the Inuit way of life.
Arctic Char is an important food source in the Arctic. At this Web page,
you can read more about this nutritious fish and its habitat. There is also
an illustration of the fish and a map to show you its territorial waters.
Click on the Nutrition link to find out why the Arctic Char is such an important
food. There are also links to other food sources in the region. Visit some
of these to learn more about such animals as caribou, musk oxen, polar bears,
and ringed seals.
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