Fall Whaling – Barrow – Success !!

Lets go whaling .. .. The day started out with very rough seas, whaling was put on hold, Later in the day, the weather cleared up.

A whaling captain, looks out to the sky to deternine the weather

A whaling captain, looks out to the sky to deternine the weather

 

On our way to harvest a whale

On our way to harvest a whale

October 5th  A whaling captain has a whale, now the work begins when they get this whale back to land to butcher all the food and pass it out!

Lots of very happy people today in Barrow !!!

A whale has been harvested !!

A whale has been harvested !!

I am very busy at home, baking for two different whaling crews, They love my biscuits, and have requested again this year that I bake for their crews. 

Boil the water, but up the maktak using an Ulu.. .. ..

Boil the water, cut up the maktak, using an Ulu.. .. ..

Card board is almost always used  as a surface upon which to cut native food

Card board is almost always used as a surface upon which to cut native food

 

October 8th and so far, … 3 whales have been received & harvested !  More photos to follow !!

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