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Bowhead whale bones jut from the earth in the small village of Point Hope, Alaska. Bowhead whales are an important part of the subsistence culture here among the Inupiat eskimos whose ancestors have l

Bowhead whale bones jut from the earth in the small village of Point Hope, Alaska. Bowhead whales are an important part of the subsistence culture here among the Inupiat eskimos whose ancestors have lived here for 1000s of years.

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Date Taken: 10.2011
Date Uploaded: 12.2011
Photo Location: Alaska, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T2i
Copyright: © Erik Olsen