For the Makah Tribe, whale hunting provides a purpose and a discipline which benefits their entire community.
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The event of a whale hunt requires rituals and ceremonies which are deeply spiritual.
Makah whaling the subject and inspiration of Tribal songs, dances, designs, and basketry.
It features 24 hours of battery life and claims to be a 'mini-disco on the move'.
A giant bowhead whale caught off the coast of Alaska had a harpoon point embedded in its neck that showed it survived a similar hunt – more than a century ago.
'There is probably a greater number of fossils in the sand but it takes high-tech equipment to locate and recover them,' said Cesar Chacaltana, who heads a team during a tour of the site, which spans 45 square kilometres.
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Experts have pinned down the weapons manufacture to a New England factory in about 1880 and say it was rendered obsolete by a less bulky darting gun a few years later.
Even though the device probably exploded, the bowhead was protected by a one foot thick layer of blubber and thick bones it uses to break through ice one foot thick to breathe at the surface.
Men waited for favorable weather and ocean conditions and then paddled out, eight in a canoe.