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  • Legend has it they have over twenty words to describe the various ways of waiting outside in the weather while the host puts off their iktsuarpok-ing duties.

    December 7, 2008

  • Doorbell sales are sluggish in the far north.

    December 7, 2008

  • Inuit term for going outside to see if anyone is coming or has already arrived.

    December 7, 2008