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Nunamiut


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Contemporary indigenous hunter‐gatherer peoples living in Alaska who were the subject of detailed ethno‐archaeological studies by Lewis Binford. Nunamiut communities gain over 80 per cent of their subsistence from caribou hunting, relying on stored food for 8.5 months of the year. Fresh meat is available for only two months or so.

Subjects: Archaeology.


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