A Hunter Stalking a Seal

Collected by Guy Mary-Rousselière from the Inuit (Eskimo) people of Pelly Bay, Nunavut, Canada. When stalking seals in the winter, Inuit hunters concealed themselves behind a screen of white cloth that slid on the ice. After poking a rifle muzzle through a small hole in the screen, the hunter would approach the seal by crawling on his elbows and knees, pushing the screen ahead of him.

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