Reindeer in Corral
Reindeer in a corral on the tundra. The herd had 50,000 reindeer when it was at its biggest. The population dropped off because herders couldn't keep up with that many animals, the reindeer began mixing with the caribou, and wolves started killing more and more of the reindeer.
Listen to Rex Ahvakana talk about the photo.
Listen to Frances Mongoyak say the Iñupiaq photo caption: Qunŋich kaŋiġaqtat nunami. Qunŋiqaġaluaŋaruq sipilługu 50,000 iñugiaŋŋaisa, aglaan iñugiaktilaaŋat katauraaŋaruq qunŋiḷiqirit siġġaqiliqlutiŋ qaunaginiaġniŋagun iñugiakpaiłłutiŋ, allapitqataliqlugiḷu tuttunun, sulit amaqqut tuquttaaqsimmatigik ataramik.