William A. Berry

A Journey to the Arctic - Igloo Village


"At this time of year, there were more than sixty people living out on the ice in the bay. They were divided into two camps and all were living by hunting seal. Each camp was made up of several large families. Following Netsilik tradition, there was no formal chief in either group. During seal-hunting time, the best hunter is looked to as the leader of the group."

Illustration: pages 16-17