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The Arctic: Foods of the Region Student Centre

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Nunavut 99: Changing the Map of Canada

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

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.