Why do the eskimo's live in alaska? don't they get cold up there?

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In summary, the Eskimos, also known as the Inuit, have lived in Alaska for thousands of years and have adapted to the harsh Arctic environment. They have developed a unique culture and way of life that is closely tied to the land and its resources. Despite the cold climate, the Eskimos have ways to keep warm such as using animal skins and furs for clothing and building well-insulated homes. They also have a deep understanding of their environment and survival skills to cope with extreme weather conditions. While maintaining traditional ways of life, the Eskimos also have access to modern amenities like electricity, heating, transportation, healthcare, and education. They do not only live in igloos, but also have permanent homes made of different materials suitable
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why do the eskimo's live in alaska? don't they get cold up there?
 
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They ended up there because of the human migration across the land bridge in the Bering Strait. They don't get cold because they have physiologically adapted to the cold, as well as having the right clothing. Is this even a serious question?
 
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Related to Why do the eskimo's live in alaska? don't they get cold up there?

1. Why do the Eskimos live in Alaska?

The Eskimos, also known as the Inuit, have lived in Alaska for thousands of years. They have adapted to the harsh Arctic environment and have developed a unique culture and way of life that is closely tied to the land and its resources.

2. Don't they get cold living in Alaska?

While Alaska does have a cold climate, the Eskimos have developed ways to keep warm. They have traditionally used animal skins and furs to make clothing that is both warm and waterproof. They also build well-insulated homes known as igloos or sod houses.

3. How do they survive the extreme weather conditions in Alaska?

The Eskimos have a deep understanding of their environment and have developed survival skills to cope with the extreme weather conditions. They have traditional knowledge of hunting, fishing, and gathering food that allows them to sustain themselves in the harsh environment.

4. Are there any modern amenities in Alaska for the Eskimos?

Yes, while the Eskimos still maintain traditional ways of life, they also have access to modern amenities such as electricity, heating, and transportation. Many also have access to modern healthcare and education.

5. Do Eskimos only live in igloos?

No, igloos are temporary shelters that are used for hunting or as a backup shelter. The Eskimos also have permanent homes made of sod, wood, or modern materials. These homes are more suitable for year-round living in Alaska's harsh climate.

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