Hey everyone! This is for anyone interested learning about the Inupiaq bow. There will be countless information posted throughout my studies of this object.
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Thursday, November 4, 2010
The effect colonialism had on inupiaqs was their loss of original culture and everyday way of life. Things like the bow were affected because the importance of it took a back burner. When guns came into the picture the natives didn’t have to rely on handcrafted tools and weapons as much as they use to, which led to loss of knowledge in the ways of using and making weapons like the “pisiksi”