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The NW & the Arctic

Chapter 2 Lesson 5

harpoon Long spear with sharp shell points used for hunting whales
clan An extended family that might live together in a village
economy The way the people of a state, country, or region use their resources to meet their needs
barter Exchanging good to get the resources one needs
potlatch A tradition of a village where the people gathered to share and exchange wealth and land.
kayak A one-person canoe used made of waterproof skins stretched over frames made of wood or bone.
igloos A shelter used in the winter that is made of blocks of ice.
Created by: psteenhoek