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Evolution of fire making
For a long time, the Inuits of the Canadian Arctic made fire thanks to wood-to-wood friction by rotating a vertical drill on a horizontal board slotted at the point of contact to ventilate and evacuate the accumulated sawdust. The widespread use in their community of a bow to turn the drill allowed them to get embers in about twenty seconds. Today, this Inuk man instantly lights a gas oven with a match and paper.
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