“I like to go hunting during the summer. I got 16 birds in the last couple of days.”
IAI: What do you do with all the birds? Do you share them?
“I fill up my freezer.”
—Adolph Smart, Yup’ik Hunter in Quinhagak, Alaska. Western Alaska has one of the densest populations of migratory waterfowl birds in the world and are an important traditional food source for Inuit.