Photo shows the remains of an Eskimo winter house of a type frequently used where timber is abundant. ... used in fishing; and last, but not least, the komatik or sledge, which is practically the only means of getting about in winter. This is of Eskimo origin and is hauled by a dog-team of 8 to 12 sturdy Eskimo dogs or huskies. ... The driver, and his companion, if he has one, also hang on and dig in their heels, but a wild ride is a common occurrence, with occasional upsets and accidents.
|Title||:||The Illustrated Canadian Forestry Magazine|