amautik: woman’s coat, equipped with a pouch on the back for carrying a baby.
annuraat: skin clothing (caribou, seal, dog, etc.) or from eiderdown.
igimak: the head of a harpoon, the part that sticks into the animal. Used for hunting walrus, beluga and bearded seal, winter and summer.
kakivak: fish spear (a sort of large harpoon) with a central point flanked by two arched pieces of ivory with barbed tips. Once the fish was speared, the arched pieces prevented it from slipping off.
kamiik: skin boots
katajjaq, katajjait: throat songs, executed by two singers, usually women.
natsiq: ringed seal
nuiq: a type of carefully crafted trident for hunting birds on the water.
Paleo-Inuit: Inuit of the prehistoric period.
panak: snow knife for making igloos.
qaaq: warm mattress made of caribou skin.
qajaq: the kayak was used in summer to travel anywhere on the water. A single man could manoeuvre it.
qamutiik: sled pulled by a dogteam, it could transport very heavy loads.
qarmaq: a semi-subterranean house used as shelter in spring and fall
qipiik: blanket made of caribou skin.
qulliq: a stone lamp that used fat from seals and other marine mammals as fuel. Used for making hot drinks, drying clothes and heating the igloo.
tupiq: skin tent
ujjuq: bearded seal
ulu(k): woman’s knife, shaped like a half-moon
umiaq: large boat made of seal or walrus skins, usually operated by women. Used to transport dogs, tents and equipment when moving camp. It was also used for hunting.
unaaq: harpoon used for seal hunting, summer and winter.
uppiq: snowy owl