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8 The Meaning of Agnes’ Chin Tattoo The Hailstones are one of the most popular families on Life Below Zero. Their nomadic subsistence lifestyle is very different from what most people are used to but they seem so happy with it that it’s hard not to be a little jealous. The head of their family is Agnes, a native Inupiaq, and there seems to be little this incredible woman can’t do. But many viewers who watch the show want to know more about her lines tattooed on her chin. Well these “chin stripes” are usually tattooed as part of the ritual of maturity in Eskimo women as a signal that they have reached puberty. It’s believed that the thin lines indicate that she is serious and ready to work hard. The practise dates back centuries but was banned by missionaries in the early 19th century. Now, thanks to women like Agnes, the “stripes” are making a comeback. 7 Sue Is Not Supposed To Be Feeding Those Foxes On Life Below Zero, Sue is often seen befriending and even feeding the small foxes that live close to her camp. She says that the foxes provide her with socialization, seeing as how the closest neighbours she has are about 350 miles away, and while it all looks very cute for the show she is actually breaking the law. Alaskan state law…show more content…
For those who were interested in learning more about their unique way of life they offered a vacation package where you could learn about dog sledding and go mushing with Andy’s dogs for around $2500 per person per week or $2000 for couples per week. At one time they also offered a “Life Below Zero Bush Lifestyle Camp” although from what we can gather this is no longer available. After watching the show and seeing how Andy behaves it’s no surprise that people really weren’t too interested in spending any amount of time with
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