Aivilingmiut


Aivilingmiut

The Aivilingmiut (or Aivilik) are an Inuit people who traditionally have resided north of Hudson Bay in Canada, near Naujaat (Repulse Bay), Chesterfield Inlet, Southampton Island, and Cape Fullerton. They are descendants of the Thule people. [cite web |url=http://pwnhc.learnnet.nt.ca/exhibits/nv/naujan.htm |title=Northern Vignettes: Naujan |accessdate=2008-05-02 |last=Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Center |first= |coauthors= |date= |work= |publisher=] , and are considered a southern subgroup of the Iglulik Inuit. [cite web |url=http://books.google.com/books?id=glU0vte5gSkC&pg=PA1063&lpg=PA1063&dq=aivilingmiut&source=web&ots=kDPYIxvZRG&sig=S-gPpqOgCfxl0tuwbOCzS_MjaWk&hl=en#PPA1062,M1 |title=Atlas of Languages of Intercultural Communication |accessdate=2008-05-02 |last=Wurm |first=Stephen Adolphe |coauthors= |date=1996 |work= |publisher=] In the late 1800s, they migrated south to work among American whalers hunting in Hudson Bay. The Aivilingmiut are known for their dog teams and walrus hunting. [cite web |url=http://www.lakotaarchives.com/natcult5.html |title=Lokate Archives - Native American Culture Areas: The Arctic |accessdate=2008-05-02 |last= |first= |coauthors= |date= |work= |publisher=]

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