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Its a great business model. He travels into the far north, the deep tundra, and paints wilderness from within. He has corporate sponsorship from parka to paint brush and he even carries a rifle to defend himself and sometimes his … Continue reading
Post war American movies were locked into a pattern that began when Shirley Temple saved Hollywood studios from completely going under and were “rescued” by Morgan and Rockefeller money and then the post WWII era saw the norm being movies … Continue reading
Cheerful and adorable or primitive and lacking hygiene and “morals”. Such is the defined public persona of the Inuit or more derogatively, the Eskimo. Like pets. Cuddly. Except when they pee on the floor. Guilt at the extermination of tribal … Continue reading
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
In the development of some of the legends, the folklore, the myth, strands from Inuit traditions and Western traditions merge. An exhibit by a French born, Canadian priest who spent fifty years at Inlet Pond in the far north of … Continue reading