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snow job

An urban hoax.That is that the Inuit and Northern people’s have 50-200 words to describe snow. As if there is an innate need to exoticize the other. Rather mundanely, and with some relief there is only “qanik” and “aput”; snow … Continue reading

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D.I.Y Filmmaker Broke The Ice

Nanook Of The North by Robert Flaherty was the first feature length documentary film. Nanook ran 79 minutes and was released in 1922. It purported to be a historical record of Inuit from the Frobisher Bay area of larger Hudson … Continue reading

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