Explore Beadwork, Museums, and more!

Explore related topics

Native Alaskan woman’s traditional parka, Museum of the North, Fairbanks, Alaska Photo by neeravbhatt (Neerav Bhatt), Flickr

Indian woman’s traditional parka, Museum of the North, Fairbanks, Alaska Photo by neeravbhatt

The Nenets (Russian )  are an indigenous people in northern arctic Russia . In  2010, there were 44,857 Nenets in the Russian Federation, most of them living in the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug and Nenets Autonomous Okrug. Nenets are just a part of the Samoyedic people. Their 2 groups: the Tundra Nenets (living far to the north) and the Khandeyar or Forest Nenets. Yaran people has emerged as a result of intermarriages between Nenets and the Izhma tribe of the Komi people.

Decorative details on the back of a Nenets woman's reindeer skin coat.: Russia, Yamal: Arctic & Antarctic photographs, pictures & images from Bryan & Cherry Alexander Photography.

Inuit, Inupiat, and Yupik people, called Eskimos by 19th century Europeans, are the original inhabitants of the Arctic tundra of northern Canada, Alaska, Russia and Greenland. About 100,000 of them still live there. They were nomadic hunter-gatherers and lived near the coast in summer, building up food reserves for the winter. The rest of the year, they travelled hunting caribou, seals, polar bears, and whales...(click to see more).

Inuit Culture

Eskimos or Inuits get to be defined as “members of an indigenous people of Greenland, northern Canada, Alaska and northeastern Siberia, characterized by short, stocky build and light-brown complexion.

inuit - Google Search

Caption: Amy Owingayak, youth researcher, models traditional Inuit clothing in Iqaluit, the capital of Nunavut.

1910-1914 Inuit (First Nations) Woman's outer parka at the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto - Note the large hood on this parka. This was designed so that, in cold weather, a mother could carry her baby on her back underneath the outer parka, thus shielding it from the elements.

Inuit (First Nations) Woman's outer parka at the Royal Ontario Museum…

framingcanada:  Two unidentified Inuit women. Unknown Location, N.W.T. [Nunavut?], July 1951 Credit: Wilfred Doucette / National Film Board ...

framingcanada: “ Two unidentified Inuit women. Unknown Location, N.], July 1951 Credit: Wilfred Doucette / National Film Board of Canada. Phototheque / Library and Archives Canada /.

The Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum

This amauti is a traditional woman’s parka; it has an enlarged hood, elaborate beadwork decoration, and a belt to support a baby carried in the back. The beadwork includes elaborate fringes on the.

Pinterest
Search