The National Museum of Ethnology (Minpaku) is a research center for ethnology and cultural anthropology.

Ethnic Cultures Crossing Borders: People Moving, Cultures Mixing

The Inuit
Native Canadians are called Inuit but are also known as Eskimos.  They live north of a latitude of 55 degrees on the Canadian Tundra.  They used to fish and hunt and migrate form one place to another but nowadays most of them live in villages and have part-time jobs although they still fish and hunt.  Since 1950 the Inuit people have been earning money with their folk art.  They express their way of life and their view of the world in their art which has been handed down from generation to generation.  In this exhibition we introduce the Inuit through their art. 

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