I posted this link in another topic, but I think it stands on its own. It is an account of Vilhjalmur Stefansson’s first encounter with Coronation Gulf Eskimos in Arctic Canada (1910) published in Harper’s Magazine in 1939. I think Stefansson’s observation is about as close as you get to describing the lives of our Pleistocene ancestors. And the consequences of contact with the ‘outside’. Enjoy.
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