Caribou Inuit


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Caribou Inuit

n
(Peoples) a member of any of the Inuit peoples who formerly inhabited the Barren Lands of N Canada
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Describing this stage in life among the Caribou Inuit, Kaj Birket-Smith (1929: 288) wrote that
These included various ball games, running races, hide and seek, a version of tag called 'Wolf and Raven' among the Copper Inuit and 'Caribou and Wolves' among the Caribou Inuit, and even competitions to see who could keep quiet the longest (Birket-Smith 1929: 291-2; Boas 1888: 570; Jenness 1922: 218-19).
In Wikipedia we are informed the parka was invented by the Caribou Inuit, Inuit (Eskimo) of the Arctic region, who needed clothing that would protect them from wind chill and wetness.