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They spent the next few days camping on islands and paddling across several small lakes. The bugs started to get bad. John was getting grumpy.
"Etseh, I'm sure glad I have my bug jacket. I can't stand these bugs. What did people do in the old days?"
Etseh smiled, "Whenever we camped we would make a smoky fire to keep the bugs away. We also had lots of patience! By the way, it would be a good idea if you and Nora didn't use so much of that smelly soap and shampoo. The better you smell, the more the bugs love you!"

Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada