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DREAMY PHOTOGRAPHS ILLUMINATE LIFE IN DARK ARCTIC WINTERS [Copy link] 中文

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Joy and Amelia, age 10, don heart-shaped glasses for a Friday night dance in Arctic Bay. The Inuit place high value on community and cultivate strong social networks—a remnant of an age-old sharing economy that enabled them to survive their harsh environment for thousands of years.


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The faces of the Tatatoapik family glow under the light of the full moon. Each of their parkas have been sewn by women in the family.



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Kigutikarjuk Shappa gazes out the window of her mother's sod house, a traditional dwelling that is partially dug into the ground to preserve warmth.



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The community of Arctic Bay glitters against the ivory landscape. The town is called Ikpiarjuk in Inuktitut, which translates to "the pocket."



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On New Year's Eve the people of Arctic Bay gather in the streets for their annual midnight parade. A procession of vehicles drives onto the sea ice of Adam Sound, their exhaust illuminated by headlights and fireworks.



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Susan (age 11) and Sipporah (age 12) are bathed in the artificial light of a television screen. Under the influences of globalization, youth strive to find symbiosis between the traditional land-based values of their elders and the influences of modern technology



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Eight-year-old Hilary sprawls across the sea ice next to the skin of a baby polar bear in the pale December light. Melting sea ice is making it increasingly difficult for polar bears to reach their prey, and they are venturing into populated coastal communities in search of food.



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