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Arcic Ice Fields
Description of the Environment


climate
The climate in the arctic is mostly cold weather windy and clear skies.
vegetation
There is not a lot of vegetation in the arctic but here is what....
Dwarf shrubs,herbs,graminoids,Lichens,mosses
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natural resources
The natural resources are...
Oil,gas,minerals,fresh water,fish,forest,drift wood and soil.
The Inuits used thesse natural resources for building cabins and weapons
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Ways American Indians Adapted to this Environment

Inuit Indians [aka Eskamos]

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The Inuit lived in top part of blue region the part with the snow not the grass.They also live in the top parts of Canada and most of Alaska.
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The Inuits live in the pink part which is Alaska and parts of Canada.They also lived in the top part of the great plains.

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food

whales,walrus,seals,caribou,polar bears,Artic fox,squirrles,birds and salmon.The Inuit hunter stand over the breathing hole and has a poison harpon,waiting for the seal to come.
clothing
Animal fur sewed together mostly caribou but sometimes seals or polar bear.The boots [aka kamiks] are made of seal skin.They need to wear a coat,trousers,stockings and shoes or boots.One Inuit garmet,the hooded coat called the Parka
shelter
They wood live in cabins made from drift wood and covered with soil. In the Summer they build tents and use whale bones to help support.The word igloo means any type of house,not just a snow house.A man could build an igloo in a hour.
Tools
They also carved bones into tools like knives, harpoons and long spears.The Inuits used three different knifes
wood,bone and ivory.A bow drill was used for carving.The men carved combs,beads,pendants,thimble holders and
bottle shaped neddle cases.
Resources:Fact Monster,Google images,Wikipedia,
http://www.ih.k12.oh.us/ps/Inuit/Maininuit.htm

Authors:Henry,Aidan,Matt,Emma m.,Sevana