Hunters also used goggles to protect eyes from glare and salt spray.
The goggles reduced glare and protected eyes from snow blindness in the bright spring light. They were good when the wind was blowing. They were made so that they didn’t sweat or fog up. They helped you see better. They functioned on the same principle as a pinhole camera, focusing the light through the thin slits and allowing the hunter see both far and wide. The insides were smeared with soot to reduce glare. Yuungnaqpiallerput: the Way We Genuinely Live. pg 132