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Team of dogs seen from behind, pulling on the snow a sled and its passengers between the trees at sunset.

ᓄᓇᖓ

ᕿᒧᑦᓯᑎᑕᐅᔪᑦ

ᕿᒻᒦᑦ, ᓯᕗᓪᓕᕕᓂᕐᓄᑦ ᐃᑲᔪᕐᑎᕕᓃᑦ

Harnessed sled dog, in front of a crew of other dogs in the background. This thick furred dog is black on the top of the body and white on the underside and on the legs.

ᐃᓱᕋᕐᑐᓂᖅ

ᓇᑭᙶᓯᒪᓂᖏᑦ

ᐅᑭᐅᕐᑕᑐᖅ ᑎᑭᑕᐅᒋᐊᙵᐸᓪᓕᐊᓯᓚᐅᕐᑐᕕᓂᐅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᐃᑦ 4 ᓴᐅᓭᑦ ᓈᓕᕐᑐᑦ, ᕿᒻᒦᑦ ᐃᓄᑐᐃᓐᓇᐅᖏᑦᑐᒐᓴᓐᓄᑦ ᐃᓚᒋᔭᐅᑦᓯᐊᑐᐃᓐᓇᕈᓐᓇᓯᓯᒪᓂᖏᑦ ᓯᓚᕐᔪᐊᒥ ᓯᐊᒻᒪᐸᓪᓕᐊᑐᐃᓐᓇᓯᒪᔪᑦ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᓂ 6,000-ᓂ.

ᕿᒻᒦᑦ ᐃᓄᐃᓪᓗ ᐆᒪᔪᕐᓯᐅᓂᕐᒥᒍᑦ ᐃᑲᔪᕐᑎᒌᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᑭᓯᐊᓂᐅᓯᒪᕗᖅ ᓄᓇ ᐊᐅᔪᐃᑦᑑᓱᓂ ᓯᑯᐊᓗᑐᐃᓐᓇᐅᖏᓐᓈᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᐊᓐᓇᐅᒪᒐᓱᐊᒋᐊᖃᕐᑐᐃᓇᐅᓯᒪᒐᒥᒃ, ᐃᓅᔪᑦ ᐊᒪᕈᐃᓪᓗ ᑖᒃᑯᓂᖓᑦᓭᓇᕙᓪᓗᖅ ᐱᕕᑦᓴᑖᕐᕕᖃᖃᑦᑕᓯᒪᒻᒪᑕ.

ᐅᑭᐅᕐᑕᑐᒦᒋᐊᓯᖅᑳᓚᐅᕐᑐᕕᓃᑦ ᕿᒻᒥᓄᑦ ᒪᓕᑦᑕᐅᓚᐅᕐᑐᕕᓂᐅᒍᓇᐅᔪᑦ, ᕿᒻᒦᑦ ᐆᒪᔪᕐᓯᐅᖃᑎᒋᔭᐅᕙᑦᑎᓗᒋᑦ ᓂᕿᖁᑎᒋᔭᐅᔪᓂᓗ ᐅᖒᒪᔨᒋᔭᐅᓂᖏᑦ ᐋᕐᕿᓯᒪᑦᓯᐊᑐᐊᓘᓕᕆᕐᓯᒪᒻᒪᑕ ᐊᓯᒥᓄᑦ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᑎᑭᑕᐅᑦᓴᕋᑕᕐᒪᑕ.

ᐱᐅᓕᓂᐊᒐᐅᕙᑦᑐᕕᓃᑦ ᑕᑯᔭᐅᓯᒪᓂᖏᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᓇᕐᑎᓯᕗᑦ ᕿᒻᒦᑦ ᕿᒧᑦᓯᕈᑕᐅᓯᓂᕕᓂᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᐃᓄᑐᐃᓐᓇᖄᕕᓂᕐᓄᑦ. ᐊᓄᐃᑦ ᖃᒧᑏᓪᓘᓃᑦ ᐊᑐᕐᑕᐅᕙᓐᓂᒪᖔᑕ ᓯᕗᓂᐊᒍᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᓇᑦᔭᒐᑎᒃ, ᑭᓯᐊᓂ ᕿᒻᒦᑦ ᐃᓄᐃᓪᓗ ᐃᑲᔪᕐᑎᒌᙱᓂᕐᓴᐅᓂᙱᑦᑐᑦ ᑌᑦᓱᒪᓂᓂᑦ.

ᕿᒻᒦᑦ ᑌᑦᓱᒪᓂ ᓯᕗᓂᐊᒍᑦ ᐆᒪᔪᕐᓯᐅᕈᑕᐅᓲᕕᓂᐅᒍᓀᑦ, ᐅᖒᒪᔨᒋᔭᐅᑦᓱᑎᓗ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐱᐅᓕᓂᐊᒐᕐᓂᒃ ᖁᓖᒥᒍᑦ ᓇᕿᑕᕐᓯᓯᒪᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᐊᑦᔭᓯᑎᒋᔭᐅᑦᓱᑎᒃ.

ᐃᑲᔪᕐᑎᒋᔭᐅᓪᓚᕆᖃᑦᑕᑐᕕᓂᐅᒍᓇᐅᔪᑦ ᓀᒍᓐᓇᒪᑕ ᐳᐃᔩᑦ ᐊᓪᓗᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᐊᐳᑎᐅᑉ ᐃᑭᐊᖓᓂ, ᓇᓄᕐᓂᒃ ᐅᒥᒻᒪᓂᓗ ᑐᑦᔭᓯᒍᓐᓇᓱᑎᒃ, ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᑐᖁᑦᓯᓲᕕᓂᐅᑦᓱᑎᒃ ᐱᕐᕋᑐᓕᕐᑐᓂᒃ ᐆᒪᔪᓂᒃ ᐅᕝᕙᓘᓐᓃᑦ ᐃᑭᓕᓐᓂᒃ ᑐᒃᑐᓂᒃ.

ᖃᒧᑏᑦ ᓄᐃᑕᐅᒻᒪᑕ, ᖁᑭᐅᑎᓪᓗ ᑎᑭᒻᒪᑕ ᕿᒻᒦᑦ ᐊᑑᑎᖏᑦ ᐊᓯᑦᔨᓯᒪᓪᓚᕆᑦᑐᑦ. ᐆᒪᔪᕐᓯᐅᑎᐅᕕᓂᐅᑦᓱᑎᒃ, ᐃᑲᔪᕐᑎᑖᒍᓯᒪᔪᑦ. ᐊᒥᓲᓂᕐᓴᓂᒃ ᐆᒪᔪᖃᑦᑕᓕᕐᒪᑕ, ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᐊᒥᓲᓂᕐᓴᓂᒃ ᕿᒻᒥᖃᕈᓐᓇᓯᒐᒥᒃ, ᐊᐅᓚᒍᑎᑦᓴᖃᕐᓂᓴᐅᓕᕐᑐᕕᓃᑦ.

ᐱᕕᑦᓴᑖᕐᕕᓭᑦ ᐊᑐᐃᓐᓇᐅᓯᐊᑐᐊᕐᒪᑕ, ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᕿᒻᒥᓂᒃ ᐱᖓᓱᓂᒃ ᕿᒻᒥᖃᕐᐸᑐᕕᓂᐅᕐᓱᑎᒃ ᑕᓪᓕᒪᐅᔪᕐᑐᓄᑦ (ᖁᓕᓐᓄᑦ) ᐅᓄᕐᓂᓕᓐᓂᒃ ᕿᒻᒥᖃᕐᐸᓕᕐᑐᕕᓃᑦ, ᐃᓚᖓᓂᐊᓪᓛᑦ 15-ᓂᒃ ᐃᓚᖏᑦ ᕿᒻᒥᖃᕐᐸᓕᕐᑎᓗᒋᑦ.

Dog in profile standing on a rock during the summer period feeding on a frozen whole fish. In the foreground one can see the anchor of a motorized boat. The dog being in a period of moulting, one can see all around his neck thick tufts of fur just about  to fall.

ᕿᒻᒦᑦ ᐅᐱᕐᖔᒥ ᒥᕐᕿᐸᓪᓕᐊᔪᑦ

ᖃᓄᐃᑦᑐᓴᔭᐅᓂᖏᑦ

ᕿᒻᒦᑦ ᖃᓄᐃᑦᑑᓂᖏᑦ ᑕᑯᑦᓴᐅᒍᑎᖃᕐᓂᐸᐅᓲᑦ ᒥᕐᖁᖏᑦ, ᒥᕐᖁᓯᐊᕿᑦᑐᕋᑕᐅᒐᒥᒃ ᑕᑭᓂᕐᓭᑦ ᒥᕐᖁᖏᑦ ᓯᓚᑖᓂᓐᓂᓴᐅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ. ᒥᕐᖁᒥᓂᒃ ᕿᐅᒋᒃᑯᑎᖃᑦᓯᐊᓱᑎᒃ ᐅᓀᑦᑑᓕᑐᐊᕐᒪᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐁᔪᖓᓕᑐᐊᕐᒪᑦ, ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᒥᕐᖁᖏᑦ ᖁᖏᓯᖏᓐᓂ ᓂᐊᖁᖏᓐᓂᓗ ᑐᕐᕉᒍᓂᕐᓴᐅᓱᑎᒃ, ᕿᒻᒥᐅᖃᑎᒥᓄᑦ ᐹᔭᐅᓕᕈᑎᒃ ᐊᕐᖁᓇᕐᑕᐅᖏᓐᓂᓴᐅᒐᔭᕋᒥᒃ. ᕿᒻᒦᑦ ᒥᕐᖁᖏᑦ ᐱᐅᓂᕐᐸᐅᓲᑦ ᓄᓕᐅᓕᕋᒥᒃ.

Detail of the head of a sled dog where we can see its thick black and white fur and its imposing neck. Other dogs stand in the background.

ᐃᓱᕋᕐᑐᓂᕐᓗ ᕿᒧᑦᓯᐅᖃᑎᖏᓪᓗ

ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᕿᒻᒥᖏᑦ ᕿᒻᒥᐅᒥᔪᐃᑦ ᐊᓯᖏᑦᑕ ᐱᐅᓯᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᐊᑦᔨᒋᔭᐅᙱᓂᕐᓴᐅᒥᔪᑦ ᐅᑭᐅᕐᑕᑐᒦᒍᓐᓇᓯᐊᕋᒥᒃ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐃᓚᒋᔭᐅᒍᓐᓇᓯᐊᕐᓯᒪᒐᒥᒃ ᐃᓅᖃᑎᒌᑦᑐᓄᑦ. ᐅᑦᑑᑎᒋᓗᒍ, ᕿᒻᒥᐊᕋᐅᓂᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᕿᒧᒋᐅᕐᓴᑎᑕᐅᖃᑦᑕᓲᕕᓃᑦ ᓯᑕᒪᓂ ᑕᕐᕿᖃᓕᕐᒪᑕ. ᕿᒻᒥᐊᕋᐅᓂᖏᓐᓂ ᐃᓚᒋᔭᐅᑎᑕᐅᑦᓯᐊᕆᐊᖃᕐᓱᑎᒃ ᐱᕈᕐᓴᑕᐅᓂᕐᒥᓂ, ᐃᓄᓐᓄᑦ ᖃᓄᐃᓘᖁᔭᐅᓕᕈᑎᒃ ᓈᓚᒍᓐᓇᓯᐊᕆᐊᖃᕐᒪᑕ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐃᕐᓯᓇᕐᑑᖏᓐᓂᓴᐅᒍᓐᓇᓱᑎᒃ ᑌᒫᒃ ᐱᕈᕐᓴᑕᐅᓯᒪᑦᓯᐊᑐᐊᕋᒥᒃ ᐃᓅᖃᑎᒌᑦᑐᓂ.

Sled dog being fed by his owner, who throws him a piece of caribou meat. We see the dog staring at the meat in full flight in its direction.

ᕿᖕᒦᑦ ᑐᑦᑐᕕᓂᕐᑐᑎᑕᐅᔪᑦ

ᕿᒻᒦᑦ ᐊᖏᓂᖏᑦ ᐱᒻᒪᕆᐊᓘᕙᓐᓂᒥᔪᑦ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᑎᒋᔭᐅᒋᐊᖃᕐᐸᓂᕋᒥᒃ. ᕿᒻᒥᖅ ᐊᖏᓗᐊᑐᐊᕋᒥ ᓂᕆᒃᑲᑕᐅᒋᐊᖃᕐᓂᖓ ᐊᖏᓂᕐᓴᐅᕙᓐᓂᒪᑦ ᐃᑲᔪᕐᓯᒪᓂᖓ ᒥᑭᓂᕐᓴᐅᕙᓐᓂᒥᔪᖅ. ᑭᓯᐊᓂ, ᐊᖏᔪᒐᓛᒍᒋᐊᖃᕐᐸᑐᕕᓃᑦ ᕿᒧᒍᓐᓇᒋᐊᖃᕋᒥᒃ ᖃᒧᑎᓐᓂᒃ. ᕿᒻᒦᑦ ᐆᒪᔪᕕᓂᕐᓂᒃ ᓂᕆᓲᒍᒐᓗᐊᕐᓱᑎᒃ, ᓂᕿᖃᑦᓯᐊᕈᓐᓀᑐᐊᕐᒪᑦ ᐊᑯᓂᑲᓪᓛᓗᒃ ᓂᕆᑦᓯᐊᖃᑦᑕᖏᒃᑲᓗᐊᕋᒥᒃ ᓱᕐᕋᑕᐅᓗᐊᓲᒍᙱᑐᑦ ᐃᓗᓯᖏᑦ.

Dog in profile in a submissive stance having a modern sled harness attached. His master adjusts straps in the neck area of ​​the animal.

ᕿᖕᒦᑦ ᐊᓅᕐᑕᐅᔪᑦ

Historical photo of a team of dogs moving away, pulling a large sled with a family at his side.

(ᖃᓪᓗᓈᕐᑎᑑᕐᑐᐃᓐᓇᑐᑦ) Inuit group with dog sled, 1920
Anonymous, McCord Museum Collection MP-1984.126.156

Rear view of a team of dogs, attached to each side of a central steel cable called line hitch. The dogs are running in the direction of a snowy hill and a conifer grove.

ᕿᖕᒦᑦ ᐊᓄᒪᓕᕋᒥᒃ ᓄᕕᐅᕐᖃᓯᒪᓕᕐᑐᑦ

Historical photo of a young boy sitting in the snow and playing with three puppies.

(ᖃᓪᓗᓈᕐᑎᑑᕐᑐᐃᓐᓇᑐᑦ) Young Inuk training puppies, Nov. 1927, Port Burwell
Hudson Strait Expedition Collection, Library and Archives Canada
PA-05549

Female dog in winter perched on a flat roofed doghouse. We see several puppies coming out of the house as well as another puppy venturing nearby.

ᕿᖕᒥᖅ ᕿᒻᒥᐊᕋᕐᒥᓂᒃ ᓱᔭᐅᑎᑦᓯᑌᓕᔪᖅ

Historical photo of two Inuit men preparing leather straps for harnessing sled dogs. We can see a dog in the background.

(ᖃᓪᓗᓈᕐᑎᑑᕐᑐᐃᓐᓇᑐᑦ) Harness preparation, 1947-1948, Port Harrison
Richard Harrington Collection , Library and Archives Canada, PA-146876

Preparation of a sled team where two men tie a dozen dogs using straps along a steel cable called line hitch.

ᕿᖕᒦᑦ ᐊᓄᒪᓕᕋᒥᒃ ᓄᕕᐅᕐᖃᓯᒪᓕᕐᑐᑦ

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