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In pictures: Coming of age
Introduction

The transition from child to adult is celebrated in strikingly different ways in different parts of the world.

For 12-year-old Apak - an Inuit boy who lives on North Baffin Island in Canada - it is time to go out with his father and uncle to test his hunting skills for the first time.

Here he stands with one of his first catches - a bearded seal.

Pictures from This World, to be shown at 2100 GMT on BBC2 on Tuesday

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