long, long time ago near Point Hope there was a village. The people of
the village did not have much food because the animals were all hiding.
The people said to each other, "If we want to stay alive we will have
They packed up and they left their village. They went a long, long
way. At last they found a place to stay, on the banks of the Yukon
River. They looked around their new place. Someone shouted out,
"There's a caribou!"
The people were very excited. This was the first caribou any of them
had seen in a long time. The animals had heard about the starving
people. They felt bad for the people and came out of hiding. The
animals let the people kill them and the people had many caribou to eat.