Inuit hunters use new radar maps to navigate rough ice – CBC

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 201945 Views

‘It’s gonna save me time and it’s gonna save me a lot of gas’

Feb 14, 2019

When George Angohiatok is looking for a big bear near Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, he heads out to the roughest sea ice.

His elders taught him that’s where they are.

Angohiatok’s wife drew one of the hamlet’s six polar bear tags this winter, so out he went. Conditions were so rough, he had to turn around and find a smoother path, a potentially costly decision when there’s only a 10-day window to harvest a bear.

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