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NEWS: Nunavik August 07, 2014 - 9:55 am

Photo: A Palaeoeskimo find along Hudson Bay

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Autsalik Naqtai, right, holds up a milky quartz microblade and a polished slate point he unearthed at a field survey site north of Inukjuak. Naqtai is one of several youth taking part in an archaeological excavation at sites around the community, led by the Avataq Cultural Institute. The blades Naqtai found are likely Paleoeskimo-era knives or hunting lances, Avataq said. (PHOTO COURTESY OF AVATAQ)
Autsalik Naqtai, right, holds up a milky quartz microblade and a polished slate point he unearthed at a field survey site north of Inukjuak. Naqtai is one of several youth taking part in an archaeological excavation at sites around the community, led by the Avataq Cultural Institute. The blades Naqtai found are likely Paleoeskimo-era knives or hunting lances, Avataq said. (PHOTO COURTESY OF AVATAQ)

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