The first populations, likely traveling mainly by umiak
(open skin boat), but perhaps at times by komatik (dog sled), would have had to travel either north or south of Victoria Island in order to reach the rich environments of the eastern Arctic, particularly around Lancaster Sound, Prince Regent Inlet, Foxe Basin, Smith Sound, and neighbouring areas.
A Medieval visor B Open skin boat crewed by women C Garment fashioned from the skin of a seal who am I?
The Moravian encouragement to preserve Inuit subsistence and lifestyle, albeit in a Christianized way and with trading at Moravian stores, required continued mobility for hunting and fishing by kayak, umiak
, and European-style shallops at sea and by dogsled during the winter.
The remains of an umiak
discovered among a recent acquisition at the University of Alaska Museum of the North have been dated at 1,000 years old, the oldest skin boat assembly in the Circumpolar North.
Fednav already operates the world s most powerful ice-breaking bulk carrier Umiak
I, which regularly has to contend with the most rugged Arctic conditions including hard packed shear ice and icebergs.
Vale's Voisey Bay mine, on the other hand, is serviced year round by Fednav's Umiak
MGMCF) - which presently has 60 percent of the Umiak
gas block - in February.
He joined a whaling crew, paddled his own umiak
, drove dog sleds.
Both the kayak and the umiak
were made of skin stretched over a frame carved from driftwood, bone or ivory.
Unfortunately, OOMIAC, OOMIACK, OOMIAK, UMIAC, UMIACK, UMIAK
, and UMIAQ all exist in our dictionary, so the user will have to know which one
They show how buildings relate to their social contexts, describing a church in early Jamaica, barns in Maryland, residences on the Crow Indian Reservation, and early 1900s hotels, explain the history of methods of understanding buildings, and move beyond buildings to commercial fishing architecture, Northern Umiak
shelter, and the snap of cereal places and the pop of crop art.
In them, you can look up words like igloo, umiak
, ulu, kayak, komatik, and muktuk; all Inuktitut words.