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“This is in the community hall. An elder had just died, and everyone was going to the funeral in Fort McPherson, Canada. People had just come back from hunting with two caribou and a moose, and they immediately brought it to the community hall. With no questions asked, these two men knelt down and started chopping it up for the funeral. And that is a big part of the tradition: The caribou is for everybody.”

— Elizabeth Arnold

Photograph by Jessica Goldstein