A Hunter Stalking a Seal

Collected by Guy Mary-Rousselière from the Inuit (Eskimo) people of Pelly Bay, Nunavut, Canada. When stalking seals in the winter, Inuit hunters concealed themselves behind a screen of white cloth that slid on the ice. After poking a rifle muzzle through a small hole in the screen, the hunter would approach the seal by crawling on his elbows and knees, pushing the screen ahead of him.

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Step 4 - Three oblique strings cross the L1 loop: two, being upper strings, pass over it; one, being a lower string, passes under it.

L3, passing to the far side and under the two upper strings, hooks up the lower string to create an L3 loop.

L1, over intermediate strings, removes L3 loop from below.