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Bowhead whaling at Point Hope
Point Hope is a very ancient Inupiat Eskimo whaling village located north of Kotzebue on a finger of land pointing into the Chukchi Sea.
| Point Hope whaler
|| Landing a bowhead whale, Point Hope
| Three whalers,
|| Raising the U.S. flag after a bowhead
| Sharpening the flenser to cut up the
|| Out of respect for the bowhead, the
jawbone is returned to the sea
| After a successful season, the whalers
celebrate the nulukatuk feast.