The Thule Inuit in “The First Voyage of Martin Frobisher”

[…] They bee like to Tartars, with long blacke haire, broad faces, and flatte noses, and tawnie in colour, wearing Seale skinnes, and so doe the women, not differing in the fashion, but the women are marked in the face with blewe streekes downe the cheekes, and round about the eyes. Their boates are made all of Scales skinnes, with a keele of wood within the skin : the proportion of them is like a Spanish shallop, save only they be fiat in the bottome, and sharpe at both ends.

Source: Richard Hakluyt, "[The Thule Inuit in] The First Voyages of Martin Frobisher" in Hakluyt's Voyages with an Introduction by John Masefield, vol. 5, (London, New York: London: J.M. Dent & Co. New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., 1928), 136-137.

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