Timeline of Inuit Time Period

Timeline created by m. e. h.
In History
  • Jan 1, 986

    Vikings Settle in Greenland

    Vikings Settle in Greenland
    The Vikings Settle in Greenland, while the Inuits begin to move east.
  • Jan 1, 1000

    The Arctic Starts to Warm Up

    The Arctic Starts to Warm Up
    This is when the Arctic began to get warmer and groups of Natives migrated south.
  • Jan 1, 1400

    Inuits Reach the Atlantic Coast

    Inuits Reach the Atlantic Coast
    This is where the Inuits started whaling. They ate the meat of the whale and used the bones to built thier houses. They also had many military advantages because they had dogs and boats.
  • Jan 1, 1500

    The Inuits Move South

    The Inuits Move South
    The Inuits moved south, looking for more placed where there was food to eat.
  • Jan 1, 1576

    European Documentation

    European Documentation
    This is when the first European documentations of encounters with Inuits took place.
  • Commercial Whaling Begins

    Commercial Whaling Begins
    This is important because whales were a very big staple for the Inuit tribes.
  • Mini Ice Age

    Mini Ice Age
    This is when a mini ice age caused the Thule to break up. This could have been where the small nomadic groups began to form the tribes of the Inuits in Alaska.
  • A trading route is established at the Richmond Gulf.

    A trading route is established at the Richmond Gulf.
    This is very important because now Inuit artifacts and food can be traded and their culture can spread.
  • Trading of Small Stone Carvings

    Trading of Small Stone Carvings
    This is when the small stone carvings were beginning to go out in the market of trading. This is also when trading of glass beads started as well. Women used these beads to decorate parkas.
  • English Whalers Introduce Inuits to European Goods

    English Whalers Introduce Inuits to European Goods
    This is important because now the Inuits know what they want to trade and they might need those certain goods.