Aglu Hunting: A Guide for Young Hunters (Inuktitut)

Written by William Flaherty and Malcolm Kempt

An easy-to-follow guide for a successful aglu hunt. An aglu is a seal breathing hole found on the sea ice, and aglu hunting is a time-honoured traditional hunting method used by Inuit for generations. Experienced hunter William Flaherty guides novice hunters through the basic principles of this ancient style of hunting, including:

  • How to pack a qamutiq
  • How to dress for long hours on the ice
  • How to identify and assess agluiit
  • How to endure long waits by the aglu
  • How to correctly shoot and butcher a seal

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March 26, 2014