Igloo

Igloo

An igloo is a temporary, dome-shaped shelter made out of snow blocks.

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During the winter, Inuit families would follow the hunt. They needed a shelter that would keep them warm, and protect them from the harsh winter weather. The most common winter shelter was a snowhouse, more commonly known as an 'igloo'.


Source and Image courtesy of: http://firstpeoplesofcanada.com/