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Inside the life of the Inuit: Extraordinary photographs document how Alaska's Eskimos survived some of the world's coldest winters

1903 photograph of S. Hall Young (at left) with another man looking at Yupik Eskimo skulls in western Alaska, circa 1903

A child in traditional parka in Alaska. Pinned by indus® in honor of the indigenous people of North America who have influenced our indigenous medicine and spirituality by virtue of their being a member of a tribe from the Western Region through the Plains including the beginning of time until tomorrow

By Katherine A. Dettwyler   A worldwide average age of weaning?   That pesky 4.2 year figure.  For many years, Ruth Lawrence has claimed in her book Breastfeeding: A Guide for the Medical Profession, that there is a worldwide average duration for breastfeeding.  She writes: “The average ti…