Timeline of Inuit Time Period By m. e. h. Jan 1, 1000 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 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 moved south, looking for more placed where there was food to eat. Jan 1, 1576 European Documentation This is when the first European documentations of encounters with Inuits took place. Jan 1, 1650 Commercial Whaling Begins This is important because whales were a very big staple for the Inuit tribes. Jan 1, 1650 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. Jan 1, 1749 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. Jan 1, 1749 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. Jan 1, 1820 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. Mar 2, 2022 Vikings Settle in Greenland The Vikings Settle in Greenland, while the Inuits begin to move east.