(a) Method of fastening bilge-streaks to stem of umiak; (b) method of framing rib to gunwale, etc.
And at the same moment the sea was lashed into foam, but the umiak had reached the land.
During the winter months the umiak is placed on staging of posts to protect it from the ravages of mice and other animals.
And the umiak and its crew of women stayed there, and wintered in that place.
When Kovik appeared in his umiak with his squat wife and family, there was a general handshaking.
The covering of the umiak is made of skins of the largest seals.
The skins and poles can be transported when the umiak is able to carry them.
The name kayak is properly only applied to the boat used by an Eskimo man—that used by a woman is called an umiak.
The bottom is quite flat and the frame for the keel and sides at the bottom is arranged similarly to that of the umiak.
One of them is the great woman's boat called the umiak, from twelve to eighteen yards in length, and four or five in width.