Who are the inuit people?
The Inuit are the indigenous peoples of the Arctic regions. Greenland, Canada and the United States have the highest populations of Inuit peoples.
The Inuit people are still alive and some people may call them Eskimos. The Inuit people have a God called Tunghat who controls all of the animals. The main jobs that the Inuit people do is a hunter or a fisherman. The Inuit people have houses made of stone and earth but sometimes they have temporary houses called Igloos. These are made out of snow and ice. I hope this helped!
Inuit are the peoples who live in and around the Arctic. From the tip of Russia to the east of Greenland, the Inuit refers to the people formerly called the "eskimo" The term "eskimo" comes from a Native American word that could have meant "eater of raw flesh" and is now considered derogatory by many of the people. The people prefer the name Inuit which means "THE PEOPLE" or "THE REAL PEOPLE". The word comes…
Both Inuit and Metis describe Aboriginal Canadians. The Metis have a mixed First Nations and European heritage, but are now considered distinct from First Nations and Inuit, but with equal recognition. The Inuit people are those not covered by either First Nations or Metis, but often mistakenly referred to as Eskimos which generally encompasses Inuit, Yupik and other circumpolar native peoples.
Inuit is the correct term for the people often called "Eskimo". They are not the same race as American Indians, and they are also different to the Aleut people of the Aleutian Islands of Alaska and Russia. The word Inuit means "the people". Among other racial characteristics, Inuit people have greater bone mineral density (BMD) than American Indians. The link takes you to an historical image of a Canadian Inuit woman: