Inuit Peoples: Traditions
Located at 63 ° latitude, -68° longitude.
The Inuit had many traditions that remain important today:
- Storytelling is very important to the culture as a way of passing down the history and traditions of the people as well as providing entertainment during the long winter nights.
- Dancing is also an important part of the culture that remains today.
These are names of some traditional Inuit games chosen by children at Aqsarniit School in Iqaluit, Nunavut.
- The Kneel Jump
- The Back Push
- The Airplane
- The Sitting Knuckle Pull
- The Legwrestle
- The Knucklehop
- The Mouth Pull
- The Musk Ox Push
You can learn to play these games at http://www.athropolis.com/news-upload/11-data/index.htm
To learn more about Inuit cultures, traditions, and history, visit http://www.windows.ucar.edu/tour/link=/earth/polar/inuit_culture.html
Image: Traditional clothing; left: seal, right: caribou, By Ansgar Walk, Attribution-Share Alike 2.5 Generic