Meat Helped Inuits Survive for Generations

These are sights and sounds of life among Greenland's Inuit people. Living on a landscape too harsh for most plants, Inuit survived for generations eating almost nothing but meat. Today markets offer them more variety, but their taste for meat persists.

In its September 2014 issue, National Geographic magazine explores the evolution of the human diet across a wide spectrum of cultures. Click here to learn more.

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