Nalukataq

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The month of June 2015 found IU anthropologists Jayne-Leigh Thomas and April Sievert over 350 miles above the Arctic Circle in Barrow, a town with a population of 4,000 on Alaska‚Äôs North Slope. Bundled against the 40-degree summer cold, they ate maktak (bowhead whale skin with blubber) and natchiq (seal meat), and then Thomas was […]